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Eritrea’s Assistance to Somalia Rebel Group Negligible – U.N. Report

Here we go again! The Somalia Eritrea Monitoring Group handed its final report to the media before its primary target nation, Eritrea, was given a copy.

“We had found no evidence of direct Eritrean support for al Shabaab in the last year.” – SEMG

By Reuters,

Eritrea has reduced its support for the al Shabaab militant group in Somalia under international pressure, but still violates U.N. Security Council resolutions and remains a destabilizing influence, a U.N. report says.

The U.N. Monitoring Group on Somalia and Eritrea, which investigates violations of an arms embargo on both nations, said in a report to the Council, seen by Reuters, that it had found no evidence of direct Eritrean support for al Shabaab in the last year. Continue reading Eritrea’s Assistance to Somalia Rebel Group Negligible – U.N. Report