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Ethiopian Ambassador to Russia has criticized the appeal of Egypt to the UN because of the dam

The Ambassador of Ethiopia in Russia, Alemayehu Tegegn believes that Egypt had no need to go to the UN security Council on the dam "Renaissance".

Egypt has not officially appealed to the UN Security Council to intervene in the negotiations on the construction of the dam to avoid unilateral steps on the part of Addis Ababa. Cairo said that he had taken such a step because of the "stalled" negotiations in connection with the "not positive" position of Ethiopia and the lack of "political desires".

In Ethiopia the number of people killed during protests over the death of the singer has reached 239

The number of people killed during protests in Ethiopia after the country's capital Addis Ababa, was killed popular singer Chacala Hundessa increased to 239, according to Agence France-Presse, citing local police.

Earlier it was reported about 166 victims.

The Russians were not injured during the riots in Ethiopia

The Russians were not injured during the riots after the assassination of the singer in Ethiopia, said the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.

At least 81 people were killed during protests in Oromia in Ethiopia after the capital Addis Ababa, was killed popular singer Chacala Hundessa. Famous for its political songs, Hundessa perceived as the mouthpiece of the people of Oromo in the years of anti-government protests that brought to power Prime Minister Abe Ahmed Ali in 2018. On Monday night, the singer was shot.

UN Secretary-General requests the parties in Ethiopia not to escalate tensions

UN Secretary-General antónio Guterres calls on the parties in Ethiopia, where riots broke out after the murder of a famous singer, to refrain from actions that would lead to the aggravation of the situation, told reporters the official representative of the Secretary General Stefan Dujarric.

At least 81 people were killed during protests in Oromia in Ethiopia after the capital Addis Ababa, was killed popular singer Chacala Hundessa. Famous for its political songs, Hundessa perceived as the mouthpiece of the people of Oromo in the years of anti-government protests that brought to power Prime Minister Abe Ahmed Ali in 2018. On Monday night, the singer was shot.

In the Ethiopian capital, three explosions rocked

Three explosions rocked Tuesday the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa during the protests that erupted after the death of the popular singer, there are dead and injured, reports Reuters with reference to police Commissioner.

Earlier it was reported that the number of victims of the protests after the murder of singer in Ethiopia rose to 8 and injuring 80 people. The protests erupted after the shot was an outstanding singer, the largest ethnic group in the country.