Statement of the United Nations on attack at a rally in Addis Ababa

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The United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres learned with grave concern the news of an explosion on Saturday at a rally attended by H.E. Abiy Ahmed, Prime Minister of Ethiopia, said Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary-General.

The Secretary-General condemns this act of violence. He conveys his condolences to the families of the victims and wishes a speedy recovery to those injured.

The Secretary-General expresses his solidarity with the Government and People of Ethiopia.