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UN lifts sanctions on Eritrea, which called it ‘belated’

  by Engidu Woldie ESAT News (November 14, 2018) The United Nations Security Council has today lifted a nine year old sanction on Eritrea in a unanimous vote. The arms embargo and other targeted sanction on Eritrea was imposed in 2009, accusing the East African country of aiding a Somali jihadist group, al-Shabaab. The sanction involves an arms embargo, travel ...

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Eritrea says Ethiopia’s encroachment threat to security in Horn of Africa

ESAT News (September 28, 2017) Eritrea warned that Ethiopia’s continued occupation and encroachment on its territory is a threat to peace and security in the Horn of Africa. “Another impediment in front of Eritrea, indeed in front of the whole Horn of Africa region is the 15-year-old occupation of sovereign Eritrean territory by Ethiopia,” Eritrean Minister of Foreign Affairs, Osman ...

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