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Eritrea Urges AU to Press Ethiopia Withdraw From its Sovereign Territories

AU is fully mandated to follow-up whether the EEBC's "Final and Binding" decisions are respected and properly implemented
As one of the guarantors of the Algiers Agreement, the AU is fully mandated to follow-up whether the EEBC’s “Final and Binding” decisions are respected and properly implemented. It is proper and correct for ‘dialogue’ to take place before an arbitration decision. But once the two parties agree to settle their disputes in a “Final and Binding” arbitration mechanism, the parties must implement the decision unequivocally. The call for “dialogue and bilateral talks” by the party that is dissatisfied with the arbitration decision must not be accepted and entertained.

By TesfaNews,

AN ERITREAN delegation called upon the African Union (AU) to urge Ethiopia to abide by its treaty obligations and unconditionally withdraw from sovereign Eritrean territory, including the town of Badme.

Ambassador Araya Desta, Eritrea’s permanent AU representative made the call during the consideration of the report of the Peace and Security Council and the State of Peace and Security in Africa at the 24th summit of the organization in Addis Ababa. Continue reading Eritrea Urges AU to Press Ethiopia Withdraw From its Sovereign Territories

President Mugabe Elected African Union Chairman

African leaders elect President Mugabe as the new African Union Chairman for a one year term

By Agencies,

ZIMBABWEAN President Robert Mugabe took over the post of African Union chairman on Friday, replacing Mauritania’s President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, vowed to protect the continent’s resources from “imperialists and colonialists.”

Mugabe, who turns 91 in February, thanked God for recent oil finds in Africa that the “blind eyes of colonialists could not see.” He made the comments in a speech to leaders in the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa after being named chairman of the 54-nation group for a one-year term. Continue reading President Mugabe Elected African Union Chairman