Abba Yesehaq Speaks

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Jamaica the Modern Light of


We also faced a number of [similarly] controversial problems directed against our freedom. In the guise of advancing racial and tribal concerns, the British military authorities in East Africa advanced some proposals inconsistent with our independence. in response, We made a bitter struggle to wrest Our country from the jaws of the lion. Accordingly, We dispatched a telegram to the then British Prime Minister stating the problems We encountered because of the delay of the treaty that was to be made between the British and Ethiopian Governments.


Controversial problems British

advanced proposals inconsistent with Ethiopia