The Zambian government has released a statement acknowledged that its evacuating all its member staff from its embassy in Ethiopian as the horn of Africa spiral into a full blown civil war.
Here is a full statement:
Fellow Zambians, on my orders, we have today safely evacuated our fellow citizens from Ethiopia. We thank the Ethiopian authorities for their cooperation and everyone involved in this operation.
We pray that the conflict in Ethiopia is resolved as soon as possible. We call on the African Union and the United Nations to work with the Ethiopian Authorities to quickly address the situation. We will remain fully engaged on the matter as a conflict free Africa is good for everyone.
For us, the life of our Zambian citizens matter wherever they are, we will do everything to get them home safely when faced with insecurity.
God bless Zambia.