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Eritrea: Prove if we are Arming Al-Shabaab

I am here to represent my government not to support criminal groups like Al-Shabaab: Amb. Beyene Russom

By Bernard Momanyi,

The Eritrean embassy in Nairobi says Asmara is not opposed to Kenya’s offensive in Somalia and is challenging anyone with evidence that its government is arming Al Shabaab militants to go public with it.

Ambassador Beyene Russom told Capital Newsbeat in an exclusive interview that his country has never been involved in the internal affairs of Somalia and cannot therefore arm Al Shabaab in any way.

Russom said his government supports peace in the region and “cannot undermine any efforts aimed at stabilising the war-torn country.” Continue reading Eritrea: Prove if we are Arming Al-Shabaab