The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia said that delegation to visit Nazrawit Abera, 27, faces execution in China on cocaine trafficking charges isvto be sent next week.
Delegation will be sent to China Next Tuseday, according to the ministry.
She was arrested at Beijing airport in China in late December last year with five shampoo bottles containing drugs, specifically cocaine, in her luggage.
Nazrawit Abera is currently detained in Southern Chinese city of Guangzhou on drug trafficking charges, which, if convicted, can get the death penalty, according to Chinese law.
Nebiat Getachew, Spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, told FBC today that the government through its consulate in Guangzhou is monitoring Nazrawit’s situation. Consulate personnel have already visited her three times so far.
So far, she is in detention center and prosecutors are yet to file formal charges against her and bring her to trial.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia said the government is following the situation of Nazrawit Abera closely, according to the FBC report