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A Round-Up of News Articles from Inner City Press Reporter (A Must Follow)

Investigative journalist Matthew Russell Lee of Inner City Press has been known by many as the only trustworthy western journalist who reports right from the Security Council corridors with his black or white , non-biased articles.  He is now the only reliable source to learn exactly what is going on at the Security Council with regards to the latest drive for additional sanction on Eritrea. Thanks to him we already know that the Sanction threat is now dead on arrival. Kudos Matthew Russell Lee!

NO SUFFICIENT PROOF PROVIDED ON ERITREA’S ALLEGED PLOT TO ATTACK AU SUMMIT: RUSSIAN ENVOY

Russian envoy to UN complains that the Security Council wasn’t given sufficient proof of Eritrea’s alleged plot to attack the African Union summit in Addis Ababa. South Africa’s envoy as well said the Experts Report was inconclusive

By Matthew Russell Lee,

UNITED NATIONS, December 5 — As UN Security Council members gathered Monday to vote new Eritrea sanctions, neither the President, Foreign Minister or even Permanent Representative to the UN of Eritrea had been heard from.

Once the meeting began, Gabon was the only member to speak before the vote, urging all members to vote for the sanctions resolution.

When the vote was called, 13 hands went up YES– including to the surprise of some, South Africa — and two hands went up in abstention: Russia and China. Continue reading A Round-Up of News Articles from Inner City Press Reporter (A Must Follow)