It’s one of Africa’s youngest and most bullish countries, a nation that once refused all aid, saying it made people lazy and dependent. But Eritrea, which celebrates its 20th birthday this week, is at a crossroads. At home it’s ruled with an iron fist by Isaias Afwerki the man who led them to independence, and who claims his country is united behind him.
Press TV has conducted an interview with Tesfa-Michael Gerahtu, Eritrean Ambassador to the UK/Ireland, to further discuss the issue.
The following is a transcription of the interview.
Press TV:Eritrea has been in the news for a variety of reasons, certainly in the Western press because ‘you’re supporting terrorist movements, you’re supporting attacks on tourists’. Time, I guess, to give your version since we hardly hear about the Eritrean version of events in the mainstream media. Continue reading Sanctions on Eritrea Politically Motivated→