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Eritrea Summons German and UK Ambassadors Over Smear Coverage

UN and Germany Ambassadors summoned by Eritrea's Foreign Ministry over smear reports
Germany and UK ambassadors to Asmara have been summoned earlier this week by the Foreign Ministry to seek clarification over broadcasting of ‘unbridled smear’ campaigns by their respective State-funded broadcasters, the DW and BBC Tigrinya.

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Eritrea’s foreign ministry summoned Germany’s ambassador to Asmara earlier this week over “unbridled smear campaigns” by the state-funded international broadcaster, the Deutsche Welle (DW), against the country, Eritrea’s Information Minister Yemane Gebremeskel has said. Continue reading Eritrea Summons German and UK Ambassadors Over Smear Coverage

Eritrea is Building ‘its own type of Political System’

Yemane Gebreab, head of political affairs of Eritrea’s People’s Front for Democracy and Justice (PFDJ) and advisor to President Isaias Afwerki, gave a brief interview to the Deutsche Welle (DW) of Germany. Excerpts follow.

By Merga Yonas Bula | for Deutsche Welle (DW),

Yemane Gebreab is the second most influential person in Eritrea. In an exclusive interview, DW asked him about the large number of Eritreans fleeing the country and Asmara’s relations with its foe Ethiopia.

Last week, an official delegation from Eritrea visited Berlin, to strengthen bilateral ties with Germany. The visit was seen as controversial, owing to several reports on human rights violations in the African country. DW talked with Yemane Gebreab, political head of Eritrea’s single party and advisor to President Isaias Afwerki. Continue reading Eritrea is Building ‘its own type of Political System’