US celebrity Angelina Jolie adopted her daughter Zahara from Ethiopia in 2005. FILE PHOTO
The vote follows an April moratorium on foreign adoptions issued by Ethiopia's government which led to the suspension of dozens of cases, including some of parents who had already completed the legal adoption process.
Foreign diplomats in Addis Ababa hope adoptions currently underway would not be interrupted.
Celebrities such as Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are among those who have adopted children from the east African nation.