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U.S. Ambassador Geeta Pasi Presents an Additional 1,210,550 Doses of COVID-19 Vaccines to Ethiopia

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, August 5, 2021 – This week, 1,210,550 doses of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine donated by the United States arrived in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.  These vaccines will strengthen our partnership in global health, save lives, and build back livelihoods from the COVID-19 pandemic. “The United States is very proud to hand over ...
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Security Alert: Update on Security Situation in Tigray and Sections of Afar and Amhara

Access to telephone and internet in the Tigray region remains cut.  Availability of basic services, including electricity, is spotty.  Reports of interruptions to essential items, such as food, fuel, and money, persist.  The U.S. Embassy is unable to contact American citizens in the region. The U.S. Embassy continues to closely track developments and to assess how these ...
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The United States Announces Donation of 453,600 Doses of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine to Ethiopia

 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, July 19, 2021 – The U.S. Embassy in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia announces the donation by the United States Government of 453,600 doses of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine as part of the U.S. government’s global efforts to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.  The donated vaccines are part of the U.S. pledge to initially provide 25 million doses to Africa of 80 ...
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Secretary Blinken’s Call with Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy

READOUT OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON JULY 6, 2021 The following is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price:‎ Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke with Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed today.  The Secretary stressed the need for all parties to the conflict to commit to an immediate, indefinite, negotiated ceasefire.  The Secretary condemned the destruction of bridges into Tigray and ...
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