Ethiopian Foreign Ministry spokesman Dina Mufti announced that there is a “secret conspiracy” being plotted against his country to overthrow the government with the support of foreign countries, noting that Addis Ababa is under pressure over the Renaissance Dam.
and in An interview with the Ethiopian News Agency In response to a question about a recently leaked video clip showing Western diplomats discussing with the leader of the Tigray Liberation Front plans to “overthrow the government” of Ethiopia, Mufti said that this video was a “plot behind the door against the constitutionally elected government of the country.”
He added: “This is a secret conspiracy against a constitutionally elected government in the country. This is an unconstitutional and illegal act aimed at overthrowing the legitimate government of the country.”
He continued, “This is a flagrant interference in the internal affairs of a sovereign state, and it is in violation of the Charter of the United Nations, the Charter of the African Union and all the rules and regulations that govern international relations. It is an act that must be condemned.”
He pointed out that “there are challenges to the Ethiopian national security, stemming from the disinformation campaigns organized by the terrorist Tigray People’s Liberation Front, and the distortion of everything that Ethiopia does.”
He pointed out that there are “other pressures stemming from the negotiations on the Renaissance Dam,” adding: “Sometimes, the other two countries located on the banks of the river (Egypt and Sudan) disappear and do not negotiate in good faith.”
And he considered that “there is an increase in injustice by distorting everything Ethiopia is doing in order to successfully negotiate the Renaissance Dam.”
Source: “Ethiopian News Agency”