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Genuine Partners of the Horn Can Only Support the Peace Process

Recent distorted speech made by German Foreign Minister to the Bundestag was the peace process
Recent distorted and offensive speech made by German Foreign Minister to the Bundestag was appalling and only reflects his government’s hostile stance against Eritrea, which is neither new nor surprising.

BY METKEL SEWRA | SHABAIT

The recent statement by German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas at the Bundestag reeks of the shameful and destructive viewpoints that we had hoped were left behind – especially considering this new era of peace and enthusiasm over a bright future, a future earned by the people of this region and carved out into history with their own blood and sweat. Continue reading Genuine Partners of the Horn Can Only Support the Peace Process

Senior German Delegation Visited Eritrea

EU rapprochement with Eritrea continues as senior government and business delegations from Germany visited Asmara. Photo: The Eritrea – EU Article 8 Political Dialogue Meeting in Asmara.

By TesfaNews,

EU rapprochement with Eritrea continues as senior government and business delegations from Germany visited Asmara.

During their four-day visit to the country, the delegation conducts fruitful discussion with senior Eritrean government Ministers and other relevant bodies on the possible ways and means of resuming bilateral development cooperation. Continue reading Senior German Delegation Visited Eritrea

Lufthansa to Resume Flights to Eritrea under new Air Traffic Agreement

I am visiting business circles in İstanbul to discuss how to enhance bilateral ties. I’ll also meet with Turkish Airlines to discuss direct flights between Turkey and Eritrea” – Ambassador Firat Sunel

Lufthansa will face a fierce competition from Turkish Airlines in the lucrative Asmara flight before the end of this year.

By Reuters,

German airline Lufthansa has stopped flights to Asmara, capital of Eritrea, pending the signing of a new air traffic agreement between Germany and the African state, a spokesman for the airline said on Tuesday.

Lufthansa previously flew to Asmara three times a week from Frankfurt via Jedda but cancelled its flights from last weekend. Reservations have been cancelled and flights rebooked via Cairo through Lufthansa’s partner Egypt Air, the spokesman added. Continue reading Lufthansa to Resume Flights to Eritrea under new Air Traffic Agreement