Security Council Decries ‘Anarchy’, Vows Appropriate Measures

The National Security Council, chaired by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD), vowed to take all legal and appropriate measures on ‘illegitimate forces and hooligans’ in order to uphold the rule of law.

“We’ve neither the heart to tolerate nor the shoulder to carry anarchy,” reads the statement from the Council, which met today following the recent gruesome attack by a mob on residents of Burayu town, Oromia Regional State.

“The government has already begun taking measures to ensure and guarantee citizens’ security,” adds the statement.

Established in 2001, the National Security Council has Defense Minister Motuma Meqassa, Deputy Prime Minister Demeke Mekonnen, Minister of Foreign Affairs Worqneh Gebeyehu (PhD), Adem Mohammed (Gen), head of National Intelligence & Security Agency and Chief of Army Staff‎ ‎Se’are Mekonnen (Gen.) as members.

Published on Sep 18,2018 [ Vol 19 ,No 960]



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