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→
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.
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→