Tag Archives: Eritrea – Italy Relation

Q&A // Italian Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs Emanuela Del Re

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Emanuela Del Re.
“My next visit to Eritrea will be a family visit” – Italy’s Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Emanuela Del Re.

BY BILLION TEMESGHEN | ERITREA PROFILE

After the recent visit to of Italian Prime Minister Conte to Eritrea, Italian Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs, Emanuela Del Re, arrived in Asmara this week leading a large delegation that included several entrepreneurs. On Wednesday morning, she met and held extensive talks with President Isaias Afwerki. Continue reading Q&A // Italian Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs Emanuela Del Re

Eritrea Wants Italy’s Investments, Not Aid

Italians are not aware of Eritrea’s importance for Italy. Until they do, nothing will change the existing inactive relation between the two countries.

BY ASKANEWS*

Eritrea does not want Italy’s money, assistance or aid, but “Italian investments” because we have always been the route of entry for Italy in the Horn of Africa and we believe we have many opportunities for Italian companies, not only to work in the Eritrean market, but also to settle in Eritrea and then expand in the Horn of Africa and the Gulf countries. Continue reading Eritrea Wants Italy’s Investments, Not Aid

Italy Appoints New Ambassador to Eritrea

Confirmed as of October 16, Stefano Moscatelli is the new Italian Ambassador to Asmara.

By TesfaNews,

A statement from the Italian Foreign Ministry confirms that Stefano Moscatelli has been appointed as the new Italian ambassador to Eritrea.

According to the statement, his appointment has already received both the Council of Ministers approval and the Eritrean government’s consent.

Stefano Moscatelli was born in Rome in 1962. After earning a degree in Political Science at the University of Rome, he joined the Foreign Service in 1991 and started his professional career at the Foreign Ministry at the Directorate General for Political Affairs.

In 1995 he moved to Maracaibo as Consul and in 1999 to Embassy of Italy in Quito as Trade Secretary. He returned to the Ministry in 2003, assumes the press and information service. Continue reading Italy Appoints New Ambassador to Eritrea

Interview with Italian Senator Aldo Di Biagio

Italian Senator Di Biagio gave his opinion on the intention of the recent anti-Eritrea Parliamentary motion that are submitted to the Italian Foreign and Interior Ministries.

By EritreaEritrea.com,

Senator Di Biagio, after your trip in Eritrea as a guest of honour at the celebrations of twenty-five years of liberation from Ethiopia, you’ve described your experience in a very positive tone and, referring to a long conversation with President Isaias, you’ve expressed your intention to follow-up what Deputy Minister Lapo Pistelli has begun in recent times, concerning mutual openness and cooperation between Italy and Eritrea, in particular a clarifying approach, in Italian field, that will lift the veil of misconceptions and misunderstandings that has been an obstacle between the diplomacies of the two countries for too long. Continue reading Interview with Italian Senator Aldo Di Biagio