• Embassy of Ethiopia

19 Kidnapped Ethiopian children recovered

19 Ethiopian children who had been kidnapped in Mid April, by South Sudanese Murle armed men were recovered through the negotiation efforts of the Ethiopian government and the Government of South Sudan. South Sudan Deputy Defense Minister who is also member of Murle tribe, David Yau yau took part in the negotiation efforts underway with regional administrators and clan elders. Accordingly, 19 kidnapped children have been rescued in the first round of such efforts. It was to be recalled that the Ethiopian Defense Force have finalized preparations to take military action against those responsible.