Reuters

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - A state of emergency imposed by Ethiopia after the prime minister resigned will last six months, the defense minister said on Saturday.

 

"There are still pockets of areas where violence is prevalent. The (ruling EPRDF coalition's) council were unanimous in their decision," Siraj Fegessa told journalists.

 

(Reporting by Aaron Maasho; Editing by Alison Williams)