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Amid Frosty Juba – Addis Relation, Eritrea Throws its Weight Behind South Sudan

Chill in Juba-Addis relations as Eritrean delegation visits President Kiir

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A delegation representing Eritrea’s President Isaias Afwerki has visited Juba to meet with the leadership of the ruling SPLA-Juba faction, one of several parties vying for control of the country.

This visit comes amid cool relations between SPLA-Juba and Ethiopia, one of the guarantors of a peace deal that SPLA-Juba says was ‘imposed’ on it by outside powers.

Eritrea’s delegation led by Foreign Minister Osman Saleh and Presidential Adviser Yemane Ghebreab met on Monday in Juba with General Salva Kiir Mayardit, the Eritrean Ministry of Information announced Tuesday. Continue reading Amid Frosty Juba – Addis Relation, Eritrea Throws its Weight Behind South Sudan