Eritrea and Yemen Target New Diplomatic Approach

Eritrea continuesly arrest illegal Yemeni fishermen in its waters. Yemen alleges although Eritrea released 135 fishermen in January and 154 back in May, it still kept 863 Yemeni fishing boats since 2006 leaving returning fishermen in a poor financial state.
Eritrea continuesly arrest illegal Yemeni fishermen in its waters. Yemen alleges although Eritrea released 135 fishermen in January and 154 back in May, it still kept 863 fishing boats since 2006 leaving returning fishermen in a poor financial state.

By Geeska Afrika,

THE Yemeni Deputy Foreign Minister Amir al-Aidaros this week received a copy of credentials of the new Eritrean ambassador to the country Ambassador Mohammed Sheikh Abdul Jalil.

The announcement came as a relief to a country on edge and worried about how the Fishing boats and territorial water issues would resolve itself.

During the diplomats meeting in Sanaa, both diplomats reviewed the bilateral cooperation and relations between the two neighbouring countries.

The Yemeni deputy foreign minister stressed that the foreign Ministry will provide all diplomatic support and cooperation to facilitate his diplomatic mission in the country. 

Ambassador Mohammed Sheikh Abdul Jalil also said the fishing boats created “serious diplomatic challenges.” He also said, “Stability is the desire of both Yemen and Eritrea.”

Ambassador Mohammed added to his statement that “Our diplomatic partnership aim is simple: both countries are committed to the most diplomatic dialogue for any threats that emerges between the two countries” according to its history.