Tag Archives: Diplomacy

Eritrea at the UN: Rebuilding Towards a Fresh Narrative

Ambassador Sophia Tesfamariam from Eritrea is one of a handful of African female Permanent Representatives to the UN in New York.
Ambassador Sophia Tesfamariam from Eritrea is one of the few African female Permanent Representatives at the United Nations. (UN Photo/Loey Felipe)

BY ZIPPORAH MUSAU | AFRICA RENEWAL

Ambassador Sophia Tesfamariam from Eritrea is one of only a handful of African female Permanent Representatives of their countries to the UN in New York. In Africa Renewal’s series profiling the African women representing their countries at UN Headquarters, she spoke with Zipporah Musau about her priorities, the challenges so far and why she is keen on bringing a fresh narrative of her country to the world. Here are excerpts: Continue reading Eritrea at the UN: Rebuilding Towards a Fresh Narrative

Egypt, Eritrea Foreign Ministers Discuss Egyptian Fishermen’s Release

Egypt’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry held a telephone conversation with his Eritrean counterpart Osman Saleh to discuss the release of Egyptian fishermen detained in Eritrea.

BY SAMI HEGAZI | DAILY NEWS EGYPT

Egypt’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Sameh Shoukry, held a telephone meeting with his Eritrean counterpart, Osman Saleh, to discuss the release of Egyptian fishermen detained in Eritrea.

During the conversation, Shoukry confirmed Egypt’s interest in releasing the detained fishermen as soon as possible, in recognition of the relations between the two countries. Continue reading Egypt, Eritrea Foreign Ministers Discuss Egyptian Fishermen’s Release

Eritrea, Saudi Arabia Held First Joint Ministerial Council Meeting

Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan and his Eritrean counterpart, Osman Saleh Mohammed, hold their first session of the joint Saudi-Eritrean committee, during which they signed the minutes of the session. (Photo: SPA)

BY MOI ERITREA

Eritrea and Saudi Arabia held the first meeting of their Joint Ministerial Council in Riyadh on Tuesday (26). The meeting was led by Foreign Minister Osman Saleh and his Saudi counterpart, Prince Faisal bin Farhan al Saud. Continue reading Eritrea, Saudi Arabia Held First Joint Ministerial Council Meeting

Sudan VP, President Isaias Held Talks in Asmara

The delegation exchanged views on borders, displaced persons, and refugees from Ethiopia’s Tigray region, as well as strategic issues of mutual concern. (SUNA)

The First Vice President of the Sovereign Council of Sudan, Lt. General Mohammed Hamdan Duglo ‘Hemetti’, accompanied by the Foreign Minister-designate Omar Gamaraldin, and the Director of the General Intelligence Service Lt. General Jamal Abdul Majeed held a successful dialogue with President Isaias in Asmara.

BY SHABAIT

As part and parcel of close bilateral consultations at highest levels, Sudanese senior delegation led by Vice President of the Sovereign Council, General Mohammed Hamdan Duglo ‘Hemetti’ has arrived in Asmara in mid-morning hours of today, 21 January. Continue reading Sudan VP, President Isaias Held Talks in Asmara

Saudi Arabia and Eritrea Agree to Establish Joint Cooperation Committee

Existing diplomatic relations between Eritrea and Saudi Arabia are at an all-time high.

Saudi Foreign Minister and President Isaias agreed to bolster ties and establish a Joint Committee to implement common visions.

BY AL-AIN NEWS

Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki met, on Tuesday evening, a Saudi delegation headed by Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan during his official visit to Eritrea.

The Eritrean Information Minister, Yamani Gebremeskal, said in a tweet that the Eritrean President had received the Saudi Foreign Minister and his accompanying delegation. Continue reading Saudi Arabia and Eritrea Agree to Establish Joint Cooperation Committee