President Isaias Afwerki has sent messages to several Heads of State and Government urging them to use their influences in the UN Security Council to redress the injustices perpetrated against Eritrea.
The Declaration issued on behalf of the European Union, on the occasion of the 15th Anniversary of the final and binding delimitation (and demarcation) decisions of the Eritrea Ethiopia Boundary Commission of 13 April 2002, is conspicuous for the fundamental legal issues that it circumvents rather than a positive initiative it may have intended to spell out. Continue reading International Inaction Encourages Ethiopia’s Impunity→
I would like to thank you, Mr. President, for giving my delegation the opportunity to address the Council. Allow me also to congratulate Senegal for assuming the Presidency of the Council for the month of November.
The UN Security Council has once again committed grave injustice against the people of Eritrea by extending the unjustified sanction.
Obstructionist states paralyze the UN and prevent it from carrying out its mandate. When the obstructionist state is a member of the UN Security Council, it leads to further frustration by member states and undermine the efficacy and legitimacy of the Security Council. Notwithstanding the fact that the mainstream media have ignored the latest un-diplomatic and egregious action by the United States, Inner City Press, now fast becoming the only credible source at the UN, reported the following on 19 April 2016: Continue reading US’ Obstructionist Role on the UN Security Council→
On 14 March 2016, the Security Council Committee pursuant to resolutions 751 (1992) and 1907 (2009) concerning Somalia and Eritrea adopted its second implementation assistance notice entitled “Summary of arms embargo restrictions in place for Somalia and Eritrea, including exemptions”.
Letter dated 24 February 2016 from the Permanent Representative of Eritrea to the United Nations addressed to the President of the Security Council
New York, 24 February 2016
H.E. Mr. Rafael Dario Ramirez Carreno President of the Security Council United Nations New York, N.Y. 10017
In reference to the meeting of the UN Security Council held on 18 February 2016, in which the report of the Somalia Eritrea Monitoring Group (SEMG) was presented by the Chair of the UN Security Council Committee pursuant to resolution 751 (1992) and 1907 (2009) to the UN Security Council; and in light of the unwarranted comments made by some members, I wish to register Eritrea’s deep concern regarding the unjust sanction imposed on the people of Eritrea. At the outset, Eritrea welcomes the call made by several members of the UN Security Council to lift the unjust and unfair sanction. Continue reading Letter from the Permanent Representative of Eritrea to the UN Security Council President→
Statement by Ambassador Girma Asmerom, Permanent Representative of Eritrea to the United Nations, During the UN Security Council Open Debate on “The Respect to the Principle and Purpose of the Charter of the United Nations as key Element for the Maintennace of International Peace and Security”
New York, 15 February 2016
Her Excellency Ms. Delcy Rodríguez, Foreign Minister of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela,
H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations,
Excellencies and Distinguished Delegates,
At the outset, I would like to thank the Presidency, Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, for organizing this open debate, under the theme: “The Respect to the Principle and Purpose of the Charter of the United Nations as Key Element for the maintenance of International Peace and Security”, which is timely and most appropriate.