Later in July, the Eritrean delegation was intentionally barred from getting a copy of the SEMG Report as a tactic of delaying it from submitting its comprehensive response before the United Nations Security Council Committee Pursuant to Resolution 751(1992) and 1907 (2009) concerning Somalia and Eritrea on the Report of the Somalia/Eritrea Monitoring Group.
Instead, the delegation was allowed at the end to get briefing and access to only some parts of the report, on a limited allotted time. That puts the Eritrean delegation unable to contact relevant authorities in Eritrea for comments and verifications on the various allegations contained in the report. For that reason, the delegation was left only with the option of registering its preliminary but factual response. However, last week, the Eritrean government has submitted its official and full responses to the SEMG report by dissecting the entire accusations line-by-line. Continue reading Eritrea’s Official Response to the Somalia Eritrea Monitoring Group Report