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Eritrean Envoy to the AU Pays Respect to the Deceased Meles Zenawi

Eritrean Deputy Amb. to the AU, Biniam Berhe
Eritrea’s Deputy Ambassador to the AU, Biniam Berhe, signing the condolences book for Meles Zenawi on August 27, 2012

By Durame,

In an unexpected move, Eritrea extends its condolence to longtime rival Ethiopia after Meles Zenawi’s death, local reporters have said.

After days of silence, Eritrea’s Deputy Ambassador to the AU, Biniam Berhe, visited the Ethiopian National Palace on Monday, where the former prime minister’s coffin has been on display for mourners.

While at the National Palace, the young Eritrean diplomat signed the book of condolences on behalf of Eritrea, much to the surprise of many observers and security personal. Continue reading Eritrean Envoy to the AU Pays Respect to the Deceased Meles Zenawi