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Biden Signs Executive Order Authorizing Ethiopia Sanctions
20 Sep 2021

U.S. President Joe Biden signed an executive order authorizing sanctions against those prolonging conflict in northern Ethiopia, adding pressure on parties to end the civil war.

The Department of Treasury can now go after several targets, including those in the Ethiopian and Eritrean governments as well as in the Tigray People’s Liberation Front, who continue to fuel the conflict instead of negotiating a cease-fire, according to a statement from the White House.

By Samuel Gebre, Bloomberg, 17 September 2021

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