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Eritrea President: Reforming and Restructuring the African Union a Priority Task

Reforming and restructuring the African Union should be a priority task
The existing AU structure is not in consonant with the realities of the continent.

BY THE MESSENGER

President Isaias Afwerki of Eritrea has given a speech saying that the existing African Union (AU) structure is “a carbon copy of the European Union,” appealing for reforms at the African body.

As reported by the Eritrean state information ministry, “President Isaias stated that the existing African Union structure is a carbon copy of the European Union; it is not in consonance with the realities of the continent.”

“It is thus timely to restructure the African Union to ensure optimal alignment with the aspirations of the African populations and that is responsive to the changing international order. Eritrea is naturally ready to play its modest part in this effort,” the president added. Continue reading Eritrea President: Reforming and Restructuring the African Union a Priority Task