U.S. says 'gravely concerned' about upcoming Ethiopia election

by Reuters
Friday, 11 June 2021 17:40 GMT

WASHINGTON, June 11 (Reuters) - The U.S. is "gravely concerned" about the environment in which the June 21 elections in Ethiopia will be held, the U.S. State Department said in a statement on Friday.

"We urge politicians and community leaders to reject violence and to refrain from inciting others," State Department spokesman Ned Price said in the statement.

(Reporting by Jan Wolfe; editing by Susan Heavey)

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