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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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Herman Cohen says U.S., Ethiopia should lead efforts to lift UN embargo on Eritrea

ESAT News (November, 14, 2017) The United States and Ethiopia should jointly sponsor a Security Council resolution to lift arms embargo imposed on Eritrea in 2009, according to a former U.S Ambassador for Africa and a former Assistant Secretary of State. “In view of UN report clearing #Eritrea of all charges related to al-Shebab, US and #Ethiopia should jointly sponsor ...

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