Ethiopia war creating new ‘refugee crisis’, EU envoy warns

Ethiopia war creating new ‘refugee crisis’, EU envoy warns

Finnish foreign affairs minister Pekka Haavisto (r) briefed EU colleagues on Monday and Tuesday (Photo: consilium.europa.eu)

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(euobserver)—Ethiopia’s civil war could fuel a new EU refugee drama, amid “out of control” violence, Finland’s foreign minister has warned.

“We’re seeing the beginning of one more potentially big refugee crisis in the world,” Pekka Haavisto told press in Brussels on Tuesday (23 February), according to the AFP news agency.