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Eritrea Participates at the EU-Africa Summit on Migration

Valletta Summit Eritrea
Eritrea attended the EU-Africa Summit on Migration also known as the Valletta Summit that was held in Malta from 11 – 12 November 2015. Foreign Minister Osman Saleh delivers speech.

By Shabait,

A senior Eritrean Government composed of the Foreign Minister, Mr. Saleh Osman, and Mr. Yemane Ghebreab, Head of PFDJ Political Affairs, participated at the Valletta Summit on Migration that was held from 11-12 November this week.

In his address to the Summit, Mr. Saleh Osman stated that the “issue of migration has featured prominently on the joint agenda of Africa and Europe” The Valetta Summit was quite different from previous gatherings “as there is now a palpable sense of urgency and determination both in Africa and Europe, a greater understanding on the pressing need for a genuine partnership to address the vital, complex and multi-faceted challenges of migration”, the Foreign Minister underlined. Continue reading Eritrea Participates at the EU-Africa Summit on Migration

Outdated UN System a Reflection of World’s Dysfunction: Eritrean FM

Address by His Excellency Osman Mohammed Saleh, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Eritrea, at the general debate of the 70th Session of the General Assembly of the UN. (UN Photo/Cia Pak)

By UN News Center,

Addressing the General Assembly yesterday, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Eritrea, H.E. Osman Saleh, focused on bolstering his country’s socioeconomic and also emphasized the need to revitalize the United Nations to create a more agile, democratic and equitable multilateral system.

Mr. Saleh said that, 70 years after the birth of the UN, “it is undeniable that we continue to live in an unfair and unequal world, where conflicts and wars rage, extreme poverty persists in the midst of plenty, children die from easily preventable diseases and justice is routinely trampled.” Continue reading Outdated UN System a Reflection of World’s Dysfunction: Eritrean FM

Eritrea Calls for Lifting of UN Sanctions

FM Osman Saleh addressing the 70th UN General Assembly

By Sudan Tribune,

The Eritrea government has once again stepped up the push for lifting of United Nations sanctions imposed on to the nation since 2009.

At the ongoing UN General Assembly meeting in New York, the Eritrean minister of foreign affairs, H.E. Osman Saleh, said the sanctions were politically-motivated, unjust and would have negative implications on the socio-economic welfare of the population.

“The sanctions must be immediately and unconditionally lifted. Once again no nation or people should be left behind”, said Saleh. (READ: Full Speech) Continue reading Eritrea Calls for Lifting of UN Sanctions

Egyptian Foreign Minister to Visit Eritrea

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry heading to Asmara

By TesfaNews,

EGYPT’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry to pay a one day visit to Eritrea.

According to a foreign ministry statement, FM Sameh Shoukry is expected to arrive in Asmara on Wednesday (06), following a similar visit to South Sudan.

The minister will discuss issues of terrorism, the situation in South Sudan and the Horn of Africa region with his Eritrean counterpart Osman Saleh.

Discussions about development and stability are also on the agenda.

Previously, the two Ministers met on March 15 at the sidelines of Egypt Economic Development Conference (EEDC) in Sharm el Sheikh.

After successive IGAD led peace talks failed to bring lasting peace to the country, South Sudan recently turns its face to regional countries such as Egypt and Eritrea for help.

A delegation led by South Sudan’s Chief negotiator, Nhial Deng Nhial, last week met with President Isaias Afwerki and delivered a special message from President Salva Kiir.

Cairo was the second country following Sudan to recognize South Sudan on its independence in 2011.

FM Urges UNHRC to Terminate and Rescind Country-Specific Resolutions on Eritrea

FM questioning the legality and wisdom of circumventing UPR mechanism selectively at the 25th Session of UNHRC

By TesfaNews,

Eritrean Foreign Minister, Osman Saleh, on Monday called on the United Nations Human Rights Council to unequivocally terminate both the Country-Specific Resolution and Country Mandate holder on Eritrea in order for the Council focus on strengthening engagement, dialogue and institutional linkage with Eritrea under the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) framework that he described it as timely and legitimate.

The minister made the remarks at a speech he delivered at the 25th regular session of the UN Human Rights Council (3 – 28 March, 2014) in Geneva. Continue reading FM Urges UNHRC to Terminate and Rescind Country-Specific Resolutions on Eritrea

Eritrea Lauds Russian Constructive Approach to Global Problems

We have noted the similarity in our positions and have agreed on concerted efforts to ensure national sovereignty and territorial integrity of all countries,” the Eritrean foreign minister said

Eritrean Foreign Minister Osman Saleh (L) talks to his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov (R)

By ITAR-TASS,

Eritrean Foreign Minister Osman Saleh Mohammed has noted the importance of strengthened co-operation in a spirit of open partnership with Russia and agreement to promote trade and economic co-operation, he said on Monday after talks with Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov.  Continue reading Eritrea Lauds Russian Constructive Approach to Global Problems