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Because of Ethiopia.. Biden extends national emergency


On Friday, US President Joe Biden announced the extension of the country's national emergency for another year, against the backdrop of the situation in Ethiopia.

"On September 

17, 2021, under Executive Order 14046, a national emergency was declared to deal with the unusual and extraordinary threat to national security and US foreign policy posed by the situation in northern Ethiopia."

In his letter

  • Biden stressed that the situation in northern Ethiopia is "characterized by activities that threaten peace
  • security and stability in Ethiopia and the Horn of Africa region", specifically referring to "widespread violence
  • atrocities and egregious human rights violations, including rape and ethnic violence
  • other types of gender-based violence, as well as interference with humanitarian efforts

Biden stressed that these actions continue to pose an unusual and extraordinary threat to US national security and foreign policy.

  • Because of this, the executive order 14046 proclaimed a national emergency
  • must remain in force beyond September 17, 2022
  • and I therefore extend for one year the national emergency declared in this order
  • with regard to Ethiopia," he said.

Three days after the 2001 terrorist attacks on September 11 in the United States, the state of emergency was declared.

  1. and according to the law
  2. it automatically lifts the state of emergency if
  3. Within 90 days, the Head of State fails to publish

after each anniversary of the events of 11, a communiqué about the need for its extension, in the United States Federal Register and has not notified Congress.

Biden determines to Congress the number of refugees allowed to be admitted

President Joe Biden's administration sent a report to Congress with recommendations to determine the number of refugees admitted to the country for fiscal year 2023.

The recommendation in the report provided to Congress is to stop accepting 125 000 refugees in the 2023 fiscal year in order to fulfil the rising demands brought on by humanitarian crises throughout the world.

U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken

along with representatives of the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Health, will hold consultations with Congress on Biden's proposals.

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