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Manipulation of AU, IGAD and the UN Security Council to advance Ethiopia’s Agendas

The May 2009, six hours long private meeting between Zenawi and Rice was the genesis of their ill-gotten, evil agenda of sanctioning Eritrea was first hatched.

By Sophia Tesfamariam,

On 23 December 2009, after the Security Council adopted Resolution 1907 (2009) that imposed sanctions on the State of Eritrea and its people, Susan E. Rice, the US Ambassador to the United Nations, insulting the intelligence of the Eritrean people and showing her contempt for Africans in general and Eritreans in particular, made the following comments to the press:

“…I want to talk about the resolution we just adopted imposing sanctions on Eritrea. This was an African initiative. It was the consequence of a decision taken by the African Union… Continue reading Manipulation of AU, IGAD and the UN Security Council to advance Ethiopia’s Agendas