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May 2015 National Elections

A statement by the European Union (EU) on the absence of an EU Election Observation Mission (EOM) for the May 2015 National elections

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Delegation of the European Union to Ethiopia

The EU notes that the previous reports of EOMs have not been accepted by Ethiopia, which calls into question the value of a further EOM this year.

In any case, no invitation has been received by the EU to send an EOM to Ethiopia, which is an essential precondition for such a mission.

Published 9 March 2015