This was reported by the Russian Embassy in Addis Ababa in the official Telegram channel.

"In connection with the introduction of a new procedure by the customs authorities of Ethiopia, the export of Ethiopian coffee by air passengers in any form and in any quantities is temporarily prohibited," the embassy informed.

They also recommended that those leaving Ethiopia take into account the ban in order to avoid unpleasant situations at the airport.

Earlier it was reported that the Cabinet of Ministers of Russia imposed a ban on the export of rice and rice cereals until December 31 of this year.