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Addis Ababa - Ethiopia has pardoned two Swedish journalists jailed for assisting an outlawed rebel group and the pair will be released soon, a government source said on Monday.
“About 1 900 prisoners have been pardoned and are scheduled to be released in the coming days. The Swedish journalists are part of the group,” the source told Reuters.
A news conference announcing the pardon was to be held at 1400 GMT, the source added. - Reuters