Tag Archives: Border Control

Ethiopia Denies Reports About Severing Ties with Sudan

Ethiopia denies threathening Sudan over border security
Ethiopia denies media reports about FM Workneh Gebeyehu threatening Sudan to either tighten its border security control or risk severing diplomatic ties.

BY SUDAN TRIBUNE

The Ethiopian government on Wednesday denied media reports that Foreign Minister, Workneh Gebeyehu, has warned that Sudan’s failure to curb continued arms smuggling into Ethiopia through its border may lead to cutting diplomatic relations. Continue reading Ethiopia Denies Reports About Severing Ties with Sudan

Sudan, Ethiopia Agree to Joint Military Force to ‘Protect Dam’

Forming a quasi-military alliance in the name of ‘protecting dam’ may not be a concern to the powerful and increasingly impatient Egypt. Eritrea, however, is concerned over the involvement of Qatar in the establishment of an actual joint Sudanese – Ethiopia Defense Unit, because the unit was stationed at the Southern part of its border with Sudan instead of near the dam at the Ethiopia – Sudan border.

BY MEMO

Sudan and Ethiopia have agreed to set up joint forces which will protect Addis Ababa’s Grand Renaissance Dam.

The Chiefs of Staff of both countries, Kamal Abdul-Marouf Al-Mahi and Samora Yunus, met last week to discuss the defense protocol signed between the two countries and a number of issues of common concern. Continue reading Sudan, Ethiopia Agree to Joint Military Force to ‘Protect Dam’