Ethiopia PM defuses soldiers' stand-off with press-ups - News Summed Up

Ethiopia PM defuses soldiers' stand-off with press-ups


By BBCMore by this AuthorEthiopia's prime minister has done press-ups with dozens of protesting soldiers, who had marched into his office in the capital, Addis Ababa. They were among several hundred protesting soldiers who entered his office grounds to demand a pay rise. However, the smiles on the soldiers' faces as they performed the press-ups suggest the prime minister succeeded in defusing the situation amicably:WHAT HAPPENED? He nonetheless thinks the prime minister deftly resolved the situation, even though the law clearly calls for disciplinary measures against the protesting soldiers. He believes this was a message from a group resisting the many changes introduced by the prime minister since he came to power.


Source: Daily Nation October 12, 2018 03:42 UTC



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