BBC: Ethiopia blames Egypt and Eritrea over unrest
Ethiopia's information minister says groups in Eritrea and Egypt are contributing to the unrest, which has led to a six-month state of emergency.
Getachew Reda said the foreign elements are arming and financing opposition groups, but not necessarily with the formal backing of their governments.
Under the state of emergency troops will be deployed to quell protests.
It follows months of anti-government demonstrations by members of the country's two largest ethnic groups.
Violence has intensified since the beginning of the month when at least 55 people were killed during a protests at an Oromo religious festival.
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