August 15, 2022

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Ethiopia demands an apology from the CNN

Ethiopia has demanded an apology from CNN. Ethiopian Prime Minister Office Spokesperson, Billene Seyoum, in a tweet demanded CNN to apologize. Billene Seyoum has shared a screenshot of CNN’s reporting of almost a month ago.

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Almost a month ago, CNN and some other international news outlets claimed that Tigrayan troops were about to storm the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa and they had reached just outside the capital city.

The news could not be confirmed. At the time of reporting, Tigray and Oromo fighters were more than 200 km away from the Ethiopian capital.

Now when Ethiopian government forces are making battlefield gains and Tigray forces have been pushed back further, the Ethiopian government wants CNN to apologize for its erroneous reporting.