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Ulrich Coppel Interview With FM Osman Salih

“Germany’s overall policy stance on Eritrea is not constructive.”

“Eritrea is keen to cultivate a relationship [with Germany] as long as it is based on mutual respect and common interests. We cannot naturally accommodate positions that seek to impose conditions on our policy perspective and developmental approaches.” – FM Osman Saleh (Photo: Ulrich Coppel)
BY VERöFFENTLICHT VON | ULRICH COPPEL

In July 2020, Ulrich Coppel sent written questions to Eritrea’s Foreign Minister Osman Saleh. It was intended as a “follow-up“ to an interview published in the WESTFÄLISCHE NACHRICHTEN in October 2019. For technical reasons, however, Osman Saleh was unable to answer the following questions until 16 October 2020. Important fundamental issues, such as the Eritrean National Service, the development of a constitution, but also current affairs such as the state of relations between Germany and Eritrea and COVID were discussed. Continue reading Ulrich Coppel Interview With FM Osman Salih

German Parliamentary Committee: Indecent Statement on Eritrea

“The Bundestag Development Committee’s assessment is ill-timed, lopsided and shallow”

The Eritrean Embassy to the Federal Republic of Germany has lashed out at the Development Committee of the Bundestag after the later went out of its way to heap insult against the Government of Eritrea.

BY EMBASSY OF ERITREA TO GERMANY | PRESS RELEASE

In its deliberations on “economic cooperation with Eritrea” on 22 April last week, the Development Committee of the German Bundestag went out of its way to heap insult on the Government of Eritrea. It went further to issue an offensive Press Release of its ill-informed and misguided proceedings. Continue reading German Parliamentary Committee: Indecent Statement on Eritrea

German Bundestag Calls for More Support to Ethiopia-Eritrea Peace Process

The German Bundestag voted, though not binding, in favor of supporting the peace process between Ethiopia and Eritrea.

BY TESFANEWS*

The German Parliament (Bundestag) voted on Thursday, January 17, 2019 in favor of support for the peace process between Ethiopia and Eritrea.

The vote was a decision recommendation based on the Foreign Affairs Committee. Continue reading German Bundestag Calls for More Support to Ethiopia-Eritrea Peace Process