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China strongly condemns attack on Ethiopia
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia April 25, 2007 (ENA) - China on Tuesday strongly condemned a violent armed attack on a Chinese oil company site in Ethiopia's Somali state, Xinhua reported.
"The Chinese government strongly condemns this atrocious armed attack, mourns for the Chinese and Ethiopian victims and expresses deep sympathies to their families and those injured in the attack," Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Liu Jianchao.
74 dead in attack on Chinese oil field in Ethiopia, official says
Terrorist Group ONLF massacred 74 in Ogaden, Ethiopia
74 Killed in a terrorist attack by ONLF on Chinese oil venture in Ethiopia
Nine Chinese and a number of Ethiopians working for the company were killed while seven other Chinese were kidnapped in the attack by more than 200 unidentified gunmen, Liu said.
Liu said the Foreign Ministry, the Ministry of Commerce, the Chinese embassy in Ethiopia and the Chinese company have formed an emergency team to deal with the incident.
The Ethiopian government has sent troops reinforcements to the site of the attack, Liu said.
The attack happened at around 6 a.m. local time (0300 GMT) on Tuesday on the company's premises, which is located in Abole, a small town in southeast Ethiopia's Somali state.
Before shabia supporters swarm this section, let me offer my condolonces to the families of the Chinese and Ethiopian civilians massacred by the terrorist ONLF.
ONLF under the direction of the Eritrean government has committed a despicable act that the international community needs to condemn. The terrorists should be hunted down to their refuge where ever it is.
the winer take all if the onlf win the war then the have the right to take their ogadan if Meles win the war then ogadan belong to all Ethiopia… if the onlf start the war then they have to finish it otherwise they better pary.
Most Amhara doesn’t know how war rule work.. it is like this the winner take all since the Eritrea win the war they took their county. Since meles win the war he is ruling Ethiopia…since Ethiopia lose the war they lost the Eritre or red sea.. Eritrea lost forever because we lost the war..
When you start war you must understand one thing if you lose the war you lose all your right and freedom alone the war… hence the onlf better win the war in this front otherwise they will lose the ogadan once and forever for Meles army..
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