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President Afwerki’s Visit to Uganda and Ethiopian Press Reaction

President Isaias Afwerki and Yoweri Museveni toasting during a state dinner hosted in his honor at State House Entebbe

By TesfaNews,

The press and media in Ethiopia has been shocked, surprised and even angered by the invitation and the extremely warm welcome that was extended by President Museveni of Uganda to President Isaias Afwerki of Eritrea, for his three days state visit to the country.

Their frustration begins the day they heard Uganda declare Eritrea as “one of the strategically vital countries to the stability of the region, especially in the Horn of Africa and the wider global agenda.”  However, what they have failed to understand is, in politics, there are no permanent friends but permanent interest. Uganda is after its interest and so does Eritrea and the rest of the world. Continue reading President Afwerki’s Visit to Uganda and Ethiopian Press Reaction