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Sudan Holds Meetings with Ambassadors of UNSC Countries Over GERD

Sudan wants to place responsibility on the international community to convince Ethiopia to retreat on its intention to embark on the second filling of the GERD in July without reaching an agreement with Khartoum. (Photo: Twitter/@PositivelyEthio)

BY AHRAM ONLINE

Sudan has recently held a series of meetings with foreign ambassadors in Khartoum, including those of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) countries, to discuss the standoff caused by the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), which has been of concern for Sudan since 2011. Continue reading Sudan Holds Meetings with Ambassadors of UNSC Countries Over GERD

(Press Release) // Sanctions on Eritrea Lifted

“UN Security Council unanimously decides to lift sanctions against Eritrea. The Government of Eritrea welcomes this belated decision to redress injustice, almost a decade after nefarious acts were taken inculcating indefensible harm on the country”

BY MINISTRY OF INFORMATION

The UN Security Council has today lifted the unwarranted sanctions that were imposed on Eritrea in December 2009 and 2011 respectively.

The Government of Eritrea welcomes this belated decision to redress injustice, almost a decade after nefarious acts were taken inculcating indefensible harm on the country. Continue reading (Press Release) // Sanctions on Eritrea Lifted

Security Council Set to Lift Eritrea Sanctions on Wednesday

The US-led unjust and illegal sanctions on Eritrea to be lifted on Nov 14.

BY MICHAELLE NICHOLS | REUTERS

The United Nations Security Council is set to vote on Wednesday to lift a nearly decade-old arms embargo and targeted sanctions on Eritrea, diplomats said, after the country’s rapprochement with Ethiopia and thawing of relations with Djibouti. Continue reading Security Council Set to Lift Eritrea Sanctions on Wednesday

UN Extends Sanctions on South Sudan by 45 Days

Patience running thin. The UNSC votes to consider an arms embargo and sanctions on six South Sudan government officials if fighting does not stop by June 30.

BY AYNE BIOR | VOA

A U.N. Security Council resolution to extend sanctions on South Sudan has been renewed for 45 more days after the U.S.-led effort passed at the U.N. Thursday.

The resolution passed with the required nine “yes” votes and six abstentions from the 15 member Security Council. Continue reading UN Extends Sanctions on South Sudan by 45 Days

Continued Unjust Sanctions Against Eritrea in 2017

What happened to ‘innocent until proven guilty’? The sanctions has been in place despite the continued admission by the UN Monitoring Group of “No Evidence” to corroborate Eritrea’s guilt. UNjust!

BY JOHN GRAVERSGAARD

Western Imperialism continues to use UN to demonize Eritrea with no substantial and valid arguments. With sanctions in the Security Council (UNSC) the masters of the universe and their fellow-travellers hope to cripple this proud and independent nation. But in vain. Continue reading Continued Unjust Sanctions Against Eritrea in 2017

Eritrean President Sends Message to Leaders

The Eritrean people have been wronged several times at the hands of the UN and as such they deserve redress and reparations.

President Isaias sent messages to several Heads of States and Governments to draw their attentions on the continued injustices meted to the Eritrean people – Occupation and Sanctions.

By Shabait,

President Isaias Afwerki sent a message to several Heads of State and Government on the advent of the New Year once again drawing their attention to continued injustices meted to Eritrea. The President underlined that such indefensible acts not only contravene fundamental tenets of international law and morality but are also fraught with perilous threats to regional peace and security. Continue reading Eritrean President Sends Message to Leaders

Bolivia, Ethiopia, Italy, Kazakhstan, Sweden to Enter UNSC

Bolivia, Ethiopia, Italy, Kazakhstan and Sweden will begin their two-year term as non-permanent members of the UN Security Council on Sunday, January 1.

Welcome to the Club. Sweden takes on the Presidency of the UN Security Council. (Photo: Reuters/Lucas Jackson)

By Sputnik,

The countries are replacing Angola, Malaysia, New Zealand, Spain and Venezuela, whose mandate expired on December 31.

On January 1, 2018, the Netherlands will replace Italy as a non-permanent member of the council on January 1, 2018, according to an agreement reached by Rome and Amsterdam after they both received 95 votes each following five rounds of voting in the General Assembly. Continue reading Bolivia, Ethiopia, Italy, Kazakhstan, Sweden to Enter UNSC

UN Security Council – Sanction Thyself!

UN sanctions rarely achieve their objectives as they are more a tool to punish vulnerable states which resiliently refuse to adhere or succumb to bullying by the unscrupulous Powers.

By Alem Fisshatzion,

Millions of my fellow countrymen both inside and outside of Eritrea were once again deeply disappointed when the notorious scandal-infested and highly-failed United Nations Security Council shamelessly decided on Thursday 23rd October, 2015 to continue maintaining its dubious sanction imposed upon Eritrea for yet another year.

Well, to my fellow countrymen I say, “that renewal of immoral and unjust hostilities against Eritrea is neither worth the paper it is written on nor the ink that it was fabricated with.” Continue reading UN Security Council – Sanction Thyself!