9 November 2020, Addis Ababa: The chairperson of the commission of the African Union, Moussa Faki Mahamat, follows with concern the escalation of military confrontation in Ethiopia.
The President reaffirmed the African Union’s firm commitment to the constitutional order, territorial integrity, unity and national sovereignty of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia to ensure stability in the country and in the region.
In this regard, the President calls for the immediate cessation of hostilities and calls on parties to respect human rights and ensure the protection of civilians. He calls on the parties to enter into dialogue to seek a peaceful solution in the interests of the country.
The President reiterated the African Union’s continued readiness to support an inter-Ethiopian effort in the pursuit of peace and stability.