According to AFP, WHO Director-General Tedros issued a rare personal comment on the 28th, talking about the “pain” caused to him by the “periorating” conflict in his motherland Ethiopia.
“In addition to COVID-19, 2020 has been a tough year for me personally, because my country is in trouble,” Tedros told reporters.
According to the report, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abi Ahmed ordered the army to enter Tigray State in the northern region on November 4, saying that it was in response to the attack on the military camp by the Tigray People’s Liberation Front.
The International Crisis Research Organization said that the fighting in Tigray State had killed thousands of people and thousands of refugees crossed the border to Sudan.
The report pointed out that Tedros, the world’s most well-known Tigray state, said at a press conference on the 28th that he had many relatives in that area, “including my brother.
I don’t know where they are. I can’t reach them because the communication there is broken. I am worried about the whole country.