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No Worries If Russia Opens Military Base in Eritrea: U.S. Official

NOTICE: Please be advised that the following story by the Addis Fortune reporter was found to be misleading and inaccurate. Please read the official transcript of the press briefing HERE.

Misplaced Concern, or? So far, neither Russia nor Eritrea had expressed intentions to open a military base on Eritrean soil. (Photo: Donald Yamamoto (right) and new US Ambassador to Ethiopia, Michael Raynor (centre) © Addis Fortune)

BY SAMSON BERHANE | ADDIS FORTUNE

At a time when western powers are vying to open a military base in the Horn of Africa, a high official of the United States government, in a press briefing held last Friday, signaled that his government would not have a problem if Russia opened a military base in Eritrea. Continue reading No Worries If Russia Opens Military Base in Eritrea: U.S. Official