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Several US diplomats expelled by Ethiopia

Authorities in Marxist Ethiopia have expelled several diplomats from the US Embassy in Addis Ababa, diplomatic sources said Monday. The sources, contacted in Addis Ababa and Nairobi, said the diplomats had left the Ethiopian capital over the past few days after being given short notice to leave the country. The exact number of diplomats involved and the reasons for their expulsion were not immediately disclosed. One source said only two of the six fully accredited diplomatic staff now remained at the US Embassy in Addis Ababa.

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