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Somalia-Eritrea Sanctions Committee Consultations

Somalia and Eritrea Sanctions Committee briefing, and visit to Eritrea
A 120-day briefing by Chair of the Somalia and Eritrea Sanctions Committee to Security Council members; the Djibouti-Eritrea conflict; SEMG chair visit to Asmara and the region; review of the sanctions measures on Eritrea.

BY WHAT’S IN BLUE

On Monday (24 July), the Chair of the 751/1907 Somalia and Eritrea Sanctions Committee, Ambassador Kairat Umarov (Kazakhstan), will deliver his 120-day briefing to Council members in consultations, covering the period from April to July 2017. Continue reading Somalia-Eritrea Sanctions Committee Consultations

Djibouti Accusing Eritrea of Occupying Disputed Territory after Qatar Withdrew Peacekeepers

Back to square one. Djibouti Foreign Minister Mahamoud Ali Youssouf threatens military action if Eritrea don’t remove troops from the disputed territory in Dumera Mountain & Dumera Island. LOL

BY REUTERS

Djibouti accused neighboring Eritrea on Friday of occupying disputed territory along their border after Qatar withdrew its peacekeepers.

Foreign Minister Mahamoud Ali Youssouf said Djibouti’s military were “on alert” and that it has lodged complaints to the U.N. and the African Union. Continue reading Djibouti Accusing Eritrea of Occupying Disputed Territory after Qatar Withdrew Peacekeepers

AU Striving to Normalize Eritrea – Djibouti Relation

AU Peace and Security Council Commissioner, Ambassador Smail Chergui in Asmara with President Isaias Afwerki

By AU-PSC,

THE AU Commissioner for Peace and Security, Ambassador Smaïl Chergui, visited the Republic of Djibouti and the State of Eritrea in the context of the relevant decisions of the AU policy organs, regarding the situation in the Horn of Africa on 19 April and on 6 May 2014, respectively.

During his visits, the Commissioner was received by President Ismaïl Omar Guelleh and President Isaias Afewerki. He seized the opportunity of his interactions with the two Heads of State to apprise them of the AU’s peace efforts in the region and other related issues.  Continue reading AU Striving to Normalize Eritrea – Djibouti Relation

Ethiopia’s Tekeda Alemu Feigns Concern over Djibouti-Eritrea Relations

Eritrea – Djibouti Relation Soured by Design

BY SOPHIA TESFAMARIAM

It is rather interesting that Tekeda Alemu would today feign concern and call on Eritrea to show a “pacific disposition” towards Djibouti, Somalia and Ethiopia [i]. As this author recalls, it was Tekeda Alemu that asked the US to break the otherwise amicable and neighborly Djibouti-Eritrea relations.

How can Eritrea have a “pacific disposition” to Ethiopia when for over a decade Ethiopia has been occupying its sovereign territories in violation of the Eritrea Ethiopia Boundary Commission’s (EEBC) final and binding delimitation and demarcation decisions, international law, the United Nations and African Union Charters?  Continue reading Ethiopia’s Tekeda Alemu Feigns Concern over Djibouti-Eritrea Relations