Tag Archives: Diplomacy

Eritrea Weighs Role in Egypt-Ethiopia Dispute Over Nile Dam

What role can Eritrea play in the conflict between Cairo and Addis Ababa over the GERD?

Eritrea’s president visited Cairo against the backdrop of the faltering talks on the Nile dam dispute, raising questions about Eritrea’s role in mediating Egypt, Ethiopia, and Sudan.

BY AYAH AMAN | AL-MONITOR

During his two-day visit to Cairo on July 6-7, Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki held bilateral talks with his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, focusing on the dispute over the Grand Ethiopian   (GERD) and security in the Red Sea, with the aim to support regional security and stability, spokesman for the Egyptian presidency Bassam Radi said. Continue reading Eritrea Weighs Role in Egypt-Ethiopia Dispute Over Nile Dam

Egypt, Eritrea Leaders Discuss Developments in Horn of Africa, Red Sea

The two Presidents exchanged views on developments in the Horn of Africa and the Red Sea as well as the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam.

BY EGYPT TODAY

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi received on Monday Eritrean counterpart Isaias Afwerki at Itihadiyah Presidential Palace to discuss regional developments and bilateral relations.

The guest president is on a three-day visit which will include a meeting between officials of both countries to exchange views on developments in the Horn of Africa and the Red Sea as well as the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam. Continue reading Egypt, Eritrea Leaders Discuss Developments in Horn of Africa, Red Sea

German Parliamentary Committee: Indecent Statement on Eritrea

“The Bundestag Development Committee’s assessment is ill-timed, lopsided and shallow”

The Eritrean Embassy to the Federal Republic of Germany has lashed out at the Development Committee of the Bundestag after the later went out of its way to heap insult against the Government of Eritrea.

BY EMBASSY OF ERITREA TO GERMANY | PRESS RELEASE

In its deliberations on “economic cooperation with Eritrea” on 22 April last week, the Development Committee of the German Bundestag went out of its way to heap insult on the Government of Eritrea. It went further to issue an offensive Press Release of its ill-informed and misguided proceedings. Continue reading German Parliamentary Committee: Indecent Statement on Eritrea

King Salman Invites President Isaias for Official Visit to the Kingdom

King Salman holds an official talk session with President Isaias Afwerki; review bilateral relations and development of events in the Horn of Africa and the region. President Isaias also met separately with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz.

BY TESFANEWS

On the invitation of King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, President Isaias Afwerki departed to Riyadh this morning for a three-day official visit to the Kingdom. Continue reading King Salman Invites President Isaias for Official Visit to the Kingdom

Ethiopia, Somalia Leaders in Eritrea for Tripartite Summit

The three Heads of States are due to hold talks on a “wide range of issues”.

BY TESFANEWS

The Prime Minister of Ethiopia, Dr. Abiy Ahmed, and President of Somalia, Mohamed A. Mohamed have arrived in Asmara for Heads of State and Government meeting between Eritrea, Ethiopia and Somalia.

Upon arrival at the Asmara Airport, the two leaders was accorded warm welcome by President Isaias Afwerki, Foreign Minister Osman Saleh, and Presidential Adviser Yemane Gebreab. Continue reading Ethiopia, Somalia Leaders in Eritrea for Tripartite Summit

Eritrea Express Unhappiness Over Saudi Minister’s “Islamic Role” Remark

“While we recognize the goodwill of our international partners, a condescending narrative that belittles Africa and its achievements is not proper”

Get your facts straight. Eritrea rejects Ahmed Kattan’s claim of Saudi’s “Islamic role” in Ethiopia-Eritrea peace agreement as ‘condescending’.

BY MINISTRY OF INFORMATION (PRESS RELEASE)

In a long interview with Asharq al-Awsat (Thursday, 9th January English and Arabic editions), on the strategic importance of the Council of Arab and African States bordering the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden, the Saudi Minister of State for Africa digresses from the central theme to speak about resolution of conflicts in Africa in a rather deprecating tone. Continue reading Eritrea Express Unhappiness Over Saudi Minister’s “Islamic Role” Remark