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Eritrean Foreign Minister Meets Ban Ki-moon

Eritrea meeting with UN chief

By Matthew Russell Lee (Inner City Press),

After Eritrea’s foreign minister Osman Saleh Mohammed met Monday with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, his Permanent Representative to the UN Araya Desta gave Inner City Press a read-out of the meeting.

Ambassador Desta said that Somalia was discussed, with Eritrea explaining its view that in Somalia there can be no military solution and all sides have to be represented, with the solution coming from Somalis and not from the outside. Eritrea is accused of, but denies, providing arms to Al Shabaab. Continue reading Eritrean Foreign Minister Meets Ban Ki-moon