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Sudan: Governor of Kassala State Affirms Strength of Sudanese Eritrean Relations

The Wali (governor) of Kassala State, Maj. Gen. Mahmoud Babiker Hamad
Sudan’s Kassala State Governor (Wali), Maj. Gen. Mahmoud Babiker Hamad, participated at the 28th Eritrean independence day celebration in Kassala and expressed desire to re-open the joint border.

BY SUNA*

The governor (Wali) of Kassala State, Maj. Gen. Mahmoud Babiker Hamad, has affirmed the eternal and firm relations between Sudan and Eritrea, affirming the keenness of the two countries’ willingness to establish continuous and firm brotherly relations that serve the interests of both peoples. Continue reading Sudan: Governor of Kassala State Affirms Strength of Sudanese Eritrean Relations

President Isaias Afwerki’s 28th Independence Anniversary Speech

Keynote Address by President Isaias Afwerki, 28th Independence Anniversary Asmara, 24 May 2019.

BY SHABAIT

Dear Participant and Guests
Ladies and Gentlemen,

Let me first convey my heartfelt congratulations to the Eritrean people inside the country and in the Diaspora. I also wish to express our gratitude to all those who stood on the side of the Eritrean people, on the side of truth and justice, for their invaluable solidarity. My thanks to the Commission of Culture and Sports and all compatriots and foreign institutions for their endeavours to imbue commensurate magnificence to this auspicious occasion.

Ladies and Gentlemen,

The theme of the 2019 Independence Anniversary is “Resilience for Higher Progress”! Because this is a historical juncture in which the extraordinary resilience of the Eritrean people has been elevated and emerged triumphant once again.

The Eritrean people deserved to be independent, like other colonized peoples and even more so, in the immediate aftermath of the end of the Second World War. But their inalienable national right was suppressed as the great powers of the time felt that “an independent Eritrea would not serve their strategic interests”. Continue reading President Isaias Afwerki’s 28th Independence Anniversary Speech