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(Press Statement) // Turkish-Qatari-Sudanese Subversive Regional Agenda

Turkish, Qatari and Sudanese alliance against peace in Eritrea
Axis of Evil. Turkish, Qatari and Sudanese regimes recently ratcheted up their subversive acts against Eritrea with the singular aim of obstructing the prevailing peace and positive developments with Ethiopia in particular and the Horn of Africa region.

BY ERITREA MINISTRY OF INFORMATION

The sporadic acts of subversion conducted by the Turkish Government, (under the auspices of the ruling Justice and Development Party, AKP), against Eritrea are well known to merit elaboration here. Continue reading (Press Statement) // Turkish-Qatari-Sudanese Subversive Regional Agenda

Erdogan Backed Eritrean Muslims Group Set up Office in Istanbul

BY NORDIC MONITOR

The Eritrean Ulama’a League (Rabita-i Ulama Eritriye), a Muslim organization that is seen as close to the Muslim Brotherhood, opened an office in Istanbul on Jan. 5, 2019.

The inauguration was attended by Yasin Aktay, chief advisor to ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) leader and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, as keynote speaker. Continue reading Erdogan Backed Eritrean Muslims Group Set up Office in Istanbul

Turkey-UAE Rivalry in Somalia Raising Tensions

In Somalia, which already lacks a strong central government, the foreign military presence risks aggravating matters and contributing to the country’s disintegration

Jockeying for political influence. Gulf crisis spills into Somalia, threatening its short-lived ‘peace’.

BY MUSTAFA SALAMA | MIDDLE EAST EYE

Late last month, Somalia called on the United Nations Security Council to halt the construction of a UAE military base in Somaliland. Somalia’s ambassador to the UN slammed the deal to build the base in the port city of Berbera as a “clear violation of international law”. Continue reading Turkey-UAE Rivalry in Somalia Raising Tensions

Sudan Returning its Ambassador Back to Cairo

“The road is paved for the return of Sudan’s ambassador to Egypt” – Sudan FM

Bad news for regional spoilers. Egypt and Sudan revealed a roadmap to resolve all current issues to put bilateral ties back on the right track. (Photo: Xinhua/POOL/Khaled ELFIQI)

BY MENNA ZAKI | AP

Sudan is returning its ambassador to Cairo “very soon,” Sudanese foreign minister said Thursday, more than a month since the envoy was recalled for consultations in a move that signaled deteriorating relations at the time.

Ibrahim Ghandour spoke at a joint news conference with his Egyptian counterpart Sameh Shoukry following talks in Cairo that included the two countries’ intelligence chiefs. Continue reading Sudan Returning its Ambassador Back to Cairo

Interview with President Isaias Afwerki (Part II)

Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki was interviewed by local media on topical regional issues concerning Sudan, Ethiopia, Egypt, Turkey and Somalia on 14th January. Here are excerpts of the interview.

BY SHABAIT

President Isaias Afwerki was interviewed by local media on topical regional issues on Sunday, 14 January this month. Eritrea Profile is serializing Excerpts of the interview. Continue reading Interview with President Isaias Afwerki (Part II)

Interview with President Isaias Afwerki (Part I)

Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki was interviewed by local media on topical regional issues concerning Sudan, Ethiopia, Egypt, Turkey and Somalia on 14th January. Here are excerpts of the interview.

BY SHABAIT

President Isaias Afwerki was interviewed by local media on topical regional issues on Sunday, 14 January this month. Shabait.com is serializing Excerpts of the interview. Continue reading Interview with President Isaias Afwerki (Part I)