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I’ll work with Russians, Museveni tells Barack Obama

“I want to work with Russia because they don’t mix up their politics with other country’s politics,” – President Museveni of Uganda

“Countries and societies should relate with each other on the basis of mutual respect and independence in decision making. Valued relationship cannot be sustainably maintained by one society being subservient to another society.”
“… Valued relationship cannot be sustainably maintained by one society being subservient to another society.” – M7

By Daily Nation,

Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni has said he will work with the Russian government because they don’t meddle in the internal affairs of other countries.

The comment follows US President Barack Obama’s statement that the relationship between his country and Uganda would be “complicated” if Museveni sign s the Anti-Homosexuality Bill into law.

However, while commissioning a new flight simulator at the air force headquarters in Entebbe on Friday, Mr Museveni told Obama to stop interfering in the affairs of Uganda, adding he will work with Russia instead of America.  Continue reading I’ll work with Russians, Museveni tells Barack Obama

Eritrea Does Not Support Al-Shabaab: President Museveni

The accusations are a distortion of our foreign policy and a deliberate exaggeration of our capacity

By TesfaNews,

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni threw its support in backing Eritrea by dismissing the accusations labeled against the tiny red sea state for its alleged support to an al-Qaida affiliated group Al-Shabaab.

He has been heard at the joint press conference that he is now sure that there is no Eritrea connection with the notorious Al-Shabab terrorist groups. Continue reading Eritrea Does Not Support Al-Shabaab: President Museveni

Eritrean President in Uganda Pledges to Support Regional Peace Efforts

I urge Museveni to continue his quest for peace and I will support him in all his endeavors

Xinhua,

Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki has pledged to support efforts aimed at stabilizing the East African region that has faced decades of war, a State House statement issued here said on Wednesday.

Afwerki, whose three-day state visit to Uganda entered day two, on Wednesday thanked his Ugandan counterpart Yoweri Museveni for his efforts to search for peace and development in the region.

When we meet, we talk inspiring issues and I really feel at home. I also appreciate the contributions of President Museveni and I urge him to continue. I will support him in all his endeavors,” Afwerki said at a state banquet held late on Tuesday. Continue reading Eritrean President in Uganda Pledges to Support Regional Peace Efforts

Museveni and the Art of Puppetry

President Museveni of Uganda

The Zimbabwe Mail

Museveni backstabbed an African country by playing an active part in the passing of the sanctions imposed against Eritrea on Christmas Eve 2009. Uganda used the privilege and position that it had as a temporary member of the Security Council to serve the interest of others than advance the interest of Africa.

By S Marcos

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni wrote a lengthy article[i] on the 21 March 2011 about Col. Gaddafi and the West’s actions in the ongoing Libyan conflict. Asserting that Gaddafi is an independent thinker, he wrote how he is “not able to understand the position of Western countries which appear to resent independent-minded leaders and seem to prefer puppets. “I am prompted to write this article by Museveni’s counting of himself amongst the “independent-minded African leaders” in order to show the gaping disconnect between his rhetorical gimmick and his track record. Continue reading Museveni and the Art of Puppetry