PM Meles Zenawi passed away [video included]

Our Great leader PM Meles Zenawi passed away last night at 11:40 pm after being re-admitted to hospital two days earlier, the Council of Ministers announced this morning.

Dep. PM Hailemariam will continue to run the Council of Ministers as per the Constitution, the statement added.

The Council assured that its commitment to realize the development plans that the Premier launched.

Funeral arrangements will be announced soon, the Council noted.

[The full statement of the text will be posted in the coming few hours]

Daniel Berhane

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