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UNSG Ban Ki-Moon Applaud Eritrea’s Constructive Role in the Region

Eritrea and the UN agreed to expand cooperation
Eritrea and the UN agreed to expand cooperation

By Shabait,

Eritrean Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr. Osman Saleh met with the United Nations Secretary General H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon, on 21 September 2015 in New York.

In this meeting both parties held extensive discussions on international and regional peace and security, migration and human trafficking and other relevant issues of mutual concern.

Minister Osman elaborated Eritrea’s perspective on the issue of regional and international peace and security and reiterated the commitment of the Eritrean government to work with the UN and other concerned countries in addressing the threat of global terrorism and extremism. Continue reading UNSG Ban Ki-Moon Applaud Eritrea’s Constructive Role in the Region

U.N. Chief Disappointed by Failure of South Sudan Peace Talks

They have successfully fail to agree even for the sake of agreement … just like the Palestinians and the Israelis. Is it time to question IGAD itself for the failure as in the case of the United States for the Israel-Palestinian peace talks?

By Reuters,

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Saturday expressed deep disappointment after troubled talks to end more than a year of bloodshed in South Sudan broke off without a deal a day earlier.

Friday’s adjournment was the latest impasse in negotiations over the world’s youngest country, where a political row between President Salva Kiir and his sacked deputy Riek Machar triggered a conflict that has killed more than 10,000 people.  Continue reading U.N. Chief Disappointed by Failure of South Sudan Peace Talks

Meb Kiflezghi Visits the Permanent Mission of Eritrea to the UN

In highlighting the importance of sports for youth refugees it is especially exciting to be joined today by Mr. Meb Keflezighi, who is himself a refugee from Eritrea and who, just last Monday, won the Boston Marathon.  Mr. Keflezighi, last week’s race was a moving day for all involved. You moved everyone by moving the fastest! Congratulations on your victory!” – Ban Ki-Moon, UN Secretary General

Meb Kiflezghi welcomed by Ambassador Girma Asmerom and staff at the Eritrean Permanent Mission in New York

By Eritrean Mission to the UN,

ON MONDAY 28 April 2014, Meb Kiflezghi, an Eritrean-American winner of the New York and Boston Marathons and an Olympic Silver Medalist, visited the Permanent Mission of Eritrea to the United Nation in New York.

Meb was congratulated on his tremendous accomplishments by Ambassador Girma Asmerom, the Permanent Representative of Eritrea to the UN, as well as the staff at the Eritrean Mission.  Continue reading Meb Kiflezghi Visits the Permanent Mission of Eritrea to the UN

Ambassador Girma Asmerom Presents Credentials to UN Secretary General

Ambassador Girma Asmerom of Eritrea

By UN Press Release,

THE new Permanent Representative of Eritrea to the United Nations, Girma Asmerom Tesfay, today presented his credentials to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.

From 2011 until his latest appointment, Mr. Girma was his country’s Ambassador to the African Union. He served in Brussels as Ambassador to the European Union between 2007 and 2011, with concurrent accreditation to Belgium.

Mr Tesfay was Director General of the Americas and International Organizations at Eritrea’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Asmara from 2006 to 2007.

He served as Ambassador to the United States and Canada between 2001 and 2006, and as Ambassador to South Africa from 1999 to 2001, with non-resident accreditation to Angola, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Zambia and Madagascar. Between 1997 and 1999, he was Ambassador to Ethiopia, the Organization of African Unity and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa.  Continue reading Ambassador Girma Asmerom Presents Credentials to UN Secretary General

An open Letter to the UN Secretary General

Miscarriage of justice: Lift the US Designed and Politically Motivated Unjust Sanctions Against Eritrea

It’s time the U.N. shouldered its responsibility on Eritrea and Ethiopia

By Kidane Eyob,

To H.E. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon,

As a British national of Eritrean origin, I write to request that the politically motivated, unfair and unjust sanctions imposed on Eritrea be lifted without delay.  By allowing the US government to consistently violate the basic human rights of the Eritrean people since 1950, the UN is acting like a helpless mother that allows her violent and abusive husband, to persistently and mercilessly beat up her daughter. Continue reading An open Letter to the UN Secretary General

Haile Menkerios Appointed as the New UN Envoy to AU

The run away Eritrean diplomat, Haile Menkorios, is now calling himself a South African after abandoning everything Eritrean but his name. 

If not sick, this diplomat needs to be watched  through the prisms of traitors and Criminals

By AP,

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed veteran diplomat Haile Menkerios as the new U.N. representative to the African Union.

U.N. deputy spokesman Eduardo del Buey said Friday that Menkerios will also continue his current assignment as the secretary-general’s special envoy for Sudan and South Sudan. He will have the rank of undersecretary-general.

Menkerios, a longtime Eritrean diplomat who is now a South African citizen, will replace Zachary Muburi-Muita of Kenya who completes his assignment on June 30.

Del Buey said Menkerios brings to his new position extensive experience in African issues Continue reading Haile Menkerios Appointed as the New UN Envoy to AU