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Eritrea Tells Why it Left – and Rejoined – IGAD

Eritrea was and still is the main proponent of reform with in IGAD

By Peter Clottey (VOA),

A political advisor to Eritrea President Isaias Afewerki says the country has reactivated its membership in the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), an East African sub-regional bloc.

Yemane Gebreab, who is also head of political affairs at the People’s Front for Democracy and Justice (PFDJ), said Eritrea suspended its membership from the group in protest after the sovereignty of a member state of was “violated.”  Continue reading Eritrea Tells Why it Left – and Rejoined – IGAD