Tag Archives: António Guterres

UN Secretary General hopeful about Horn of Africa despite “chaotic world”

by Engidu Woldie ESAT News (September 26, 2018) The United Nations Secretary General says he was hopeful that peace efforts in the Horn of Africa would continue to be consolidated so that the people in the region would turn the page on war and conflict. Speaking at the UN General Assembly in New York, Antonio Guterres, who described today’s world ...

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Ethiopia requests UN to lift sanctions on Eritrea

By Engidu Woldie ESAT News (July 9, 2018) Ethiopia has formally requested the UN Security Council to lift sanctions that it had imposed on Eritrea in 2009. The official request was made by Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed to UN Secretary General, António Guterres, who is on a visit in Addis Ababa, according to reports by state media. The UNSC ...

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Ethiopia/Eritrea: UN chief welcomes ‘positive steps’

ESAT News (June 21, 2018) The United Nations has announced its readiness to support Eritrea and Ethiopia following recent peace overtures between the two neighboring States in the Horn of Africa, according to a report by UN News In a statement released by his Spokesperson on Thursday, the UN Secretary-General welcomed the “positive steps” taken to resolve outstanding issues regarding ...

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