Ethiopia to establish two additional regiments
Addis Ababa, October 20, 2020(FBC) -Ethiopia will establish two additional regiments that deter internal and external threats to the safeguard of the nations.
Defense Force Chief of Staff Gen. Adem Mohammed and Deputy Chief of Staff Gen. Berhanu Jula briefed the press yesterday on the reforms underway in the national army.
Gen. Adem said the regiments will be located in Addis Ababa and Bahir Dar to independently protect the security of the country and bring sustainable peace.
The new regiments are formed after peace and security threats were analysed, the Chief of Staff said.
The move increases the number of regiments from four to six, according to ENA.
Gen. Berhanu said rigorous security reform has been underway over the past two years in order to establish strong peacekeeping force equipped with modern technology to defend the country from any threat.