Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Clashes in Aje

The U.S. Embassy is monitoring recent reports of violence in Shashamane town and clashes in nearby Aje town in Oromia State.  The Embassy recommends all U.S. citizens avoid travel to this area at this time.

Review your personal security plans; remain aware of your surroundings, including local events; and monitor local news stations for updates.  Maintain a high level of vigilance and take appropriate steps to enhance your personal security and follow instructions of local authorities.

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