Tag: sanctions

Eritrea ‘continues support’ to Somalia’s Al-Shabab, says Ethiopia

Eritrea ‘continues support’ to Somalia’s Al-Shabab, says Ethiopia July 30, 2013 (Sudan Tribune) – In fresh allegations made by Ethiopia on Monday, the East African nation said that efforts to maintain peace and stability in Somalia is taking longer due to Eritrea’s continued support of the Islamist militia group, Al-Shabab. The Ethiopian government said despite […]

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UN condemns flow of arms in Somalia and Eritrea

UN condemns flow of arms in Somalia and Eritrea Jul 25, 2013  UNITED NATIONS (AP) The U.N. Security Council on Wednesday condemned the flow of weapons and ammunition to and through Somalia and Eritrea in violation of arms embargoes against both countries. A resolution adopted unanimously by the council called the arms flow "a serious […]

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Security Council extends mandate of monitoring group for Somalia and Eritrea

Security Council extends mandate of monitoring group for Somalia and Eritrea Security Council members voting to reaffirm arms embargoes on Somalia and Eritrea. UN Photo/Mark Garten 24 July 2013 – The Security Council today extended for 16 months the mandate of the United Nations expert panel monitoring compliance with sanctions against Somalia and Eritrea, while […]

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Exclusive: Eritrea pays warlord to influence Somalia – U.N. experts

Exclusive: Eritrea pays warlord to influence Somalia – U.N. experts ​"According to a letter the Russian delegation sent to Ambassador Kim Sook, chairman of the Somalia/Eritrea sanctions committee, Russia objects to the publication of the (Eritrea) report due to the biased and groundless conclusions and recommendations contained in it." July 17, 2013|Louis Charbonneau  UNITED NATIONS […]

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Watch New Eritrean documentary (Wednesday October 24, 2012) – Press TV

Press TV will transmit an Eritrean documentary on Wednesday October 24, 2012. This documentary probes into the achievements of Eritrea in spite of the sanctions imposed against it by the U.S.  Mr Afshin Rattansi an award winning journalist and author of sixnovels. <http://www.afshinrattansi.com/>  Mr Afshin who got back  from Eritrea after interviewing and visiting various cities, towns, and institutions […]

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Eritrea Calls for Lifting of Sanctions

  Yemane Gebreab, political advisor to Eritrea President Isaias Afewerki       Peter Clottey Last updated on: October 17, 2012 5:02 PM A political advisor to Eritrean President Isaias Afewerki says most permanent members of the U.N. Security Council want to lift sanctions against his country. “It’s only fair that these sanctions be lifted […]

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