The country is playing
pivotal role in keeping peace by deploying troops to South Sudan, Abiye and Darfur under the United Nations and to
It has been struggling
against the expansion of terrorism in the Horn Region.
Although the effort the
country has exerted to help the Somali people is at the forefront, all its
efforts towards ensuring lasting peace in
The country has been paying such sacrifice in order to bring lasting peace and stability not only to mitigate tensions and bloodshed among the people but also let these people, who are culturally intertwined, coexist peacefully.
Another significant reason for the sacrifice is the fact that Ethiopia wants to maintain peace in the region so that it could realize its vision of becoming one of the middle income countries in the coming few years.
Having recognized the
difficulty of realizing sustainable development without peace, the country
intended to pave ways for the continuity of its fruitful efforts towards
mitigating poverty and ensuring sustainable economic development. That is why
Therefore, the country’s commitment to regional peace is so commendable and has to be backed by the international community in general and African countries in particular. However, there are groups attempting to destabilize the country under the pretext of religion.
Although many religious fathers condemned calling believers to come together against movements under the pretext of religion, the destabilizing activity using the religion as cover has sustained.
The people could in fact work in collaboration with the government and religious fathers to cease any anti-development activities undertaking in the name of religion. Therefore, all Ethiopians need to come together to fight poverty instead of creating a room for terrorists in the name of their religions.
Indeed, the existed religious tolerance must be kept and strengthened. It is time for all the Muslim Community to investigate what a few terrorist individuals have been doing and condemn them seriously. Besides, they have to strengthen their smooth and brotherly relations with other religion followers in the country.
The peaceful religious
The recent occurrences with some hidden agendas under the pretext of religion obviously contradicted not only religious principles but also the constitution of the country.
It should be
comprehended that the recent ill-activity in some places of the
It is also of paramount importance for the Muslim Community to identify those ill-activities taking place under the cover of their religion and fight those individuals who have been running that agenda.
The already existed
religious tolerance and peaceful coexistence in
Minister of GCAO Getachew Reda said that
“The development of the
country is largely depends on what we do wrong or what we do right. What
portion of our society is benefiting? We realize that peace in the region is
something which is strive for because