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Eritrea Interested Buying Weapons from Russia

Eritrea to resume importing military equipment including weapons from Russia
Eritrea is expressing its interest in resuming full-fledged defense cooperation with Russia, starting with the purchase of military equipment such as missile boats, helicopters and small arms.

BY FAHAD SHABBIR

Eritrea is showing interest in Russia’s missile boats, helicopters and small arms, Russian Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation Deputy Director Anatoly Punchuk told Sputnik on Wednesday at the Russia-Africa forum. Continue reading Eritrea Interested Buying Weapons from Russia

The Campaign to Defame Eritrean Military at its Peak

“The game-plan of Eritrea’s arch-enemies is simple indeed: chisel at the edifice of the Government through dogged campaign of disinformation to ultimately delegitimize & criminalize the GOE to roll back history and Eritrea’s sovereignty. This is a pipe dream that will never happen “ – Yemane G. Meskel, Director, Office of the President – Eritrea

By Ibrahim A. Ibrahim,

A special campaign has focused to defame the Eritrea military who fought for the same right that the so called “Human right activists” are claiming to advocate for. These same rights activists has closed their ears and blinded their eyes, when the citizens of Eritrea were doomed to be burned by Napalm and internationally forbidden weapons, that Ethiopia acquired from those countries who cry foul to simply accuse Eritrea. Continue reading The Campaign to Defame Eritrean Military at its Peak

Eritrea had no Role in the 2007 ARDUF Kidnappings of Europeans: Wikileaks

Post has no basis for believing that the Government of Eritrea (GSE) either ordered or orchestrated the kidnapping — nor do we have any reason to believe that the GSE could have taken any further actions to resolve the situation more expeditiously than it did. “ 

The Government of Eritrea managed to turn a potentially positive bridge-building opportunity with the western nations by constructively acting on behalf of the abductees

By Wikileaks,

British Embassy officials [On March 14, 2007] provided additional details about the kidnapping and release of the five Europeans by the Afar Revolutionary Democratic Union Front (ARDUF).

The British officials also shared a report issued by the Government of the State of Eritrea (GSE) which outlined its efforts to secure the release of the kidnapped Europeans. The report indicates that the GSE had knowledge and access to the abductees as early as March 6, although the Eritreans shared no information with the British Embassy Continue reading Eritrea had no Role in the 2007 ARDUF Kidnappings of Europeans: Wikileaks