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(Press Statement) // Turkish-Qatari-Sudanese Subversive Regional Agenda

Turkish, Qatari and Sudanese alliance against peace in Eritrea
Axis of Evil. Turkish, Qatari and Sudanese regimes recently ratcheted up their subversive acts against Eritrea with the singular aim of obstructing the prevailing peace and positive developments with Ethiopia in particular and the Horn of Africa region.

BY ERITREA MINISTRY OF INFORMATION

The sporadic acts of subversion conducted by the Turkish Government, (under the auspices of the ruling Justice and Development Party, AKP), against Eritrea are well known to merit elaboration here. Continue reading (Press Statement) // Turkish-Qatari-Sudanese Subversive Regional Agenda

Erdogan Backed Eritrean Muslims Group Set up Office in Istanbul

BY NORDIC MONITOR

The Eritrean Ulama’a League (Rabita-i Ulama Eritriye), a Muslim organization that is seen as close to the Muslim Brotherhood, opened an office in Istanbul on Jan. 5, 2019.

The inauguration was attended by Yasin Aktay, chief advisor to ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) leader and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, as keynote speaker. Continue reading Erdogan Backed Eritrean Muslims Group Set up Office in Istanbul

Turkey-UAE Rivalry in Somalia Raising Tensions

In Somalia, which already lacks a strong central government, the foreign military presence risks aggravating matters and contributing to the country’s disintegration

Jockeying for political influence. Gulf crisis spills into Somalia, threatening its short-lived ‘peace’.

BY MUSTAFA SALAMA | MIDDLE EAST EYE

Late last month, Somalia called on the United Nations Security Council to halt the construction of a UAE military base in Somaliland. Somalia’s ambassador to the UN slammed the deal to build the base in the port city of Berbera as a “clear violation of international law”. Continue reading Turkey-UAE Rivalry in Somalia Raising Tensions

Sudan Returning its Ambassador Back to Cairo

“The road is paved for the return of Sudan’s ambassador to Egypt” – Sudan FM

Bad news for regional spoilers. Egypt and Sudan revealed a roadmap to resolve all current issues to put bilateral ties back on the right track. (Photo: Xinhua/POOL/Khaled ELFIQI)

BY MENNA ZAKI | AP

Sudan is returning its ambassador to Cairo “very soon,” Sudanese foreign minister said Thursday, more than a month since the envoy was recalled for consultations in a move that signaled deteriorating relations at the time.

Ibrahim Ghandour spoke at a joint news conference with his Egyptian counterpart Sameh Shoukry following talks in Cairo that included the two countries’ intelligence chiefs. Continue reading Sudan Returning its Ambassador Back to Cairo

Interview with President Isaias Afwerki (Part II)

Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki was interviewed by local media on topical regional issues concerning Sudan, Ethiopia, Egypt, Turkey and Somalia on 14th January. Here are excerpts of the interview.

BY SHABAIT

President Isaias Afwerki was interviewed by local media on topical regional issues on Sunday, 14 January this month. Eritrea Profile is serializing Excerpts of the interview. Continue reading Interview with President Isaias Afwerki (Part II)

Interview with President Isaias Afwerki (Part I)

Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki was interviewed by local media on topical regional issues concerning Sudan, Ethiopia, Egypt, Turkey and Somalia on 14th January. Here are excerpts of the interview.

BY SHABAIT

President Isaias Afwerki was interviewed by local media on topical regional issues on Sunday, 14 January this month. Shabait.com is serializing Excerpts of the interview. Continue reading Interview with President Isaias Afwerki (Part I)

Turkey to Open Largest Military Base in Somalia

Somali defense minister says military base will open in September

After increasing diplomatic and humanitarian support for Somalia, Turkey is now establishing a military camp in the country. (Photo: Turkish Embassy in Mogadishu by Mohamed Abdiwahab/AFP/GETTY IMAGES)

BY TESFANEWS

Turkey is set to open the largest military training camp in the Somali capital Mogadishu next month, where locals are battling an Islamist militant group in addition to drought.

Somali Defense Minister Abdirashid Abdullahi Mohamed said in a statement that the camp which had been under construction for the last two years will open this September and would be equipped to host up to 1,500 troops at one time. Continue reading Turkey to Open Largest Military Base in Somalia

Eritrea Participates at the World Humanitarian Summit in Turkey

World leaders gathered in the Istanbul for the first UN World Humanitarian Summit, 23 – 24 May 2016, to stand up for common humanity and take action to prevent and reduce human suffering.

By Shabait,

The Special Envoy of the President and Permanent Representative of Eritrea to the UN, Ambassador Girma Asmerom participated at the World Humanitarian Summit conducted from 23 to 24 May in Istanbul, Turkey.

In a speech he delivered, the Ambassador said that the current global humanitarian crisis cannot be properly understood and effectively addressed in isolation from the violent conflicts, recurring and unjustified armed interventions, widening global socio-economic inequality, and the failure of nation building on the basis of the dignity, equality and fundamental rights of citizens. Continue reading Eritrea Participates at the World Humanitarian Summit in Turkey