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Italy gives one million euros of aid to Ethiopia

Addis Abeba, Dec 8 (IANS/AKI) Italy will donate 1 million euros of humanitarian assistance to Ethiopia, including drugs, medical equipment, seeds for planting and agricultural equipment, the Foreign Ministry said.

Italy’s Deputy Foreign Minister Emanuela del Re announced the aid package during a visit to Addis Ababa, a government statement said.

The medicines and medical devices will be distributed by the Red Cross to refugees sheltering on the border region where ethnic conflicts that erupted in April displaced over one million people.

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