Friday, January 20, 2012

Germany's Federal Foreign Office Releases Statement on Tourist Attack in Ethiopia

Effective January 18, 2012, Germany's Federal Foreign Office released the below statement to the media and all German citizens:

http://www.auswaertiges-amt.de/EN/Infoservice/Presse/Meldungen/2012/120119_BM_Aethiopien

COMMENT: Apart from stating that two German citizens had been killed in the attack, there was no statement from the Foreign Office urging German nationals to avoid the area where the attack occurred, as well as a 30-mile radius from the Eritrean border, until such time as an analysis has been conducted to determine if the area is safe from subsequent attacks.

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