Federal Act Federating Eritrea with Ethiopia Ratified

11 Sep, 1952

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Emperor Haile Selassie ratified the Federal Act, federating Eritrea with Ethiopia per UN resolution in the Throne Room of the Imperial Palace in Addis Ababa.

Emperor Haile Selassie with Ato Tedla Bairu, Chief Executive of the Government of Eritrea) Emperor Haile Selassie with Ato Tedla Bairu, Chief Executive of the Government of Eritrea

The federation of Eritrea with Ethiopia was formally established on 11 September, when Emperor Haile Selassie ratified the Federal Act, which is the final stage of implementation of the UN resolution federating the two countries. The ratification ceremony took place in the Throne Room of the Imperial Palace in Addis Ababa.

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