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US Dismisses Russia’s Concern over New Eritrea Sanction

Our concern is that the resolution is full of phrases that could have double meanings and secondly no proof presented to the Council for Eritrea's alleged bomb attack. Russian Envoy, Vitaly Churkin

By Daniel Berhane,

On Monday, the UN Security Council approved a new unjust Resolution (2023/2011) that expands the sanctions on Eritrea. The resolution was supported by 13 members of the Council, while Russia and China abstained.

Though the two countries are usually reluctant to support UN sanctions, the Russian representatives made a ‘curious remark’ on the alleged Eritrean attack plots.

The Russian Ambassador was quoted by UN Department of Public Information as follows: Continue reading US Dismisses Russia’s Concern over New Eritrea Sanction