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HPR of FDRE Approves Lifting of SoE

The Council of House of Peoples' Representatives (HPR) of Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (FDRE) in its 29th regular meeting has approved a draft law on lifting the State of Emergency (SoE) that has been in effect since February 16, 2018.
The draft law was presented to the Council of HPR by the Council of Ministers during its regular meeting on June 2, 2018.
As reviewed by the Council of Ministers, the security situations of the country were restored and manageable using regular systems to safeguard the constitution and constitutional system in the country.
Accordingly, the House of Peoples' Representatives of the FDRE has approved the lifting of the State of the Emergency that was declared so as to restore law and order throughout the country 2 months earlier than planned as of June 5, 2018.