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A Warm Welcome to Independent South Sudan from Eritrea

Eritreans welcoming the brotherly new nation of South Sudan

Shaebia.org,

It has been 56 years in the making, but it is finally here. The year 1955 marks the beginning of the struggle of the people of South Sudan for dignity and self-determination; July 9, 2011, the successful completion of that epic national effort.

The odds were never easy for the people of South Sudan. They had to overcome immense difficulties and pay a heavy price in a journey full of twists and turns, successes and near fatal setbacks. But they found within themselves the fortitude and the capability- political, military and diplomatic- to sustain their liberation movement until victory. Continue reading A Warm Welcome to Independent South Sudan from Eritrea

Eritrea and South Sudan to Strengthen Existing Relations Further

Minister of Cabinet Affairs, Dr. Loca Boeing Deng

Shabait.com (5 May 2011).

President Isaias Afwerki received and held talks with a South Sudan government delegation headed by the Minister of Cabinet Affairs, Dr.  Loca Boeing Deng.

In the meeting, the delegation delivered a message to President Isaias from General Salva Kiir Miyardet, President of the South Sudan Government. The two sides conducted extensive discussion on relations of cooperation between Eritrea and South Sudan in the wake of the official declaration of an independent state of South Sudan due to take place, as well as the fostering of close relations between north and south Sudan.    Continue reading Eritrea and South Sudan to Strengthen Existing Relations Further

South Sudanese vote 98.83% for independence

The Birth of a New Nation

Reuters

South Sudan voted overwhelmingly to declare independence in final results of a referendum announced on Monday, opening the door to Africa’s newest state and a fresh period of uncertainty for the fractured region.

Hundreds of south Sudanese danced, screamed and waved flags as the announcement was broadcast on a line of TV sets in a square in the centre of the southern capital Juba.  Continue reading South Sudanese vote 98.83% for independence

Eritrea: Ambassador in standby for full diplomatic relation and recognition of South Sudan

Foriegn Minister of Eritrea

YPFDJ Media Office

A high-level Eritrean delegation, headed by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Osman Saleh, hand-delivers letter from President Isaias Afwerki, on behalf of Government and People of Eritrea, congratulating the people of Southern Sudan on a historic referendum on self determination.

The delegation included the Political Adviser to the President of the State of Eritrea, Mr. Yemane Gebreab, and was joined by the Eritrean Consul General in Juba, Amb. Alem Negash.    Continue reading Eritrea: Ambassador in standby for full diplomatic relation and recognition of South Sudan