Tag Archives: Security Council

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 vows to consolidate peace in region as UN prepares to lift sanctions

by Engidu Woldie ESAT News (November 5, 2018) As the United Nations is set to lift a nine year old sanction on Eritrea, its unwavering president, Isaias Afwerki, says the recent peace between Ethiopia and Eritrea represents a new epoch and political dynamics in the Horn of Africa region and beyond. Afwerki vows to consolidate the peace process in the ...

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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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