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08 Jul 2011 description

Assab, 6 July 2011 – The displaced nationals due to volcanic eruption would be rehabilitated in places of their choice, stated the Administrator of Southern Red Sea region, Mr. Ali Mahommed.

He told ERINA that the nationals were engaged in pastoral activities in semi-highland localities, but, the place is currently covered with melting rock. Hence they would be rehabilitated in sites where they can obtain access to social service.

23 Oct 2007 description

Asmara, 23 October 2007- In a report it sent to the UN Secretary General, the Eritrea-Ethiopia Boundary Commission (EEBC) pointed out that it is unable to carry out its demarcation task due to the Ethiopian government's non-compliance.

In its official report sent to the United Nations today, the Commission indicated that Eritrea had fulfilled all that is expected of her.

02 Oct 2007 description

Asmara, 2 October 2007 - The Eritrean Foreign Minister, Mr. Osman Saleh underlined that the threat to peace and security is again hovering over the Horn of Africa due to the failure of the UN Security Council to take punitive action against the TPLF regime, which is posing obstacles to the implementation of the Eritrea-Ethiopia Boundary Commission's ruling.

Mr. Osman made the remarks in a speech he delivered at the 62nd session of the UN General Assembly on October 1.

27 Aug 2007 description

Asmara, 27 August 2007 - President Isaias today received and held talks with Mr. Lyn Pasco, UN Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs.

16 Feb 2006 description

Asmara, 16 February 2006 - In connection with different opinions and activities by some quarters in recent days regarding the Eritrean-Ethiopian border demarcation issue, Ambassador Girmai Gebremariam, Head of the American and International Organizations Desk in the Eritrean Foreign Ministry, gave briefings reiterating Eritrea's stance on the issue.

03 Jan 2006 description

For almost four years now, the Ethiopian regime has flouted international law to occupy sovereign territories of a UN member State in violation of the UN Charter and the Algiers Peace Agreement. The fact is Ethiopia continues to reject the Award of the Eritrea Ethiopia Boundary Commission (EEBC) through alternating and deceitful pretexts of "acceptance in principle", the occurrence of parallel "dialogue" and other subterfuges.

24 Feb 2002 description

=A0President Isaias Afwerki today met the UN Security Council delegation that is visiting Eritrea and Ethiopia.

President Isaias expressed Eritrea's appreciation of the visit, which underlined the continued commitment of the international community to the peace process between Eritrea and Ethiopia. President Isaias thanked the troop contributing countries and all those involved in ensuring the success of the UN mission. The President noted that, in spite of intermittent obstacles faced in the past, the UN mission has, by and large, been able to discharge its mandate.

17 Jan 2001 description

The Government of Eritrea has reiterated its full commitment to the scrupulous implementation of all the peace agreements that it has signed with Ethiopia. These statements were made during meetings that President Isaias Afwerki held with US Assistant Secretary of State for Africa Dr.

20 Dec 2000 description

The Government of Eritrea shall begin repatriating Ethiopian prisoners of war (POWs) on Friday this week under the auspices of the ICRC.

As it may be recalled, Eritrea had formally informed the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) last September of its readiness to release Ethiopian POWs in accordance with the Agreement on Cessation of Hostilities and the Geneva Conventions.

Moreover, the peace agreement signed in Algiers on December 12 between the two countries provides for the parties to "release and repatriate, without delay, all prisoners of war" (Art.

16 Dec 2000 description

Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Asmara, 16 December 2000

A comprehensive peace agreement was signed between Eritrea and Ethiopia by the leaders of the two countries in Algiers on 12 December 2000. The Government and people of Eritrea have joined the international community in hailing this agreement as a profound achievement representing a crucial building block towards comprehensive peace and development in the subregion in particular and the whole African continent in general.

12 Dec 2000 description

The Government of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia and the Government of the State of Eritrea (the "parties"),

Reaffirming their acceptance of the Organization of African Unity ("OAU") Framework Agreement and the Modalities for its Implementation, which have been endorsed by the 35th ordinary session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government, held in Algiers, Algeria, from 12 to 14 July 1999,

Recommitting themselves to the Agreement on Cessation of Hostilities, signed in Algiers on 18 June 2000,

Welcoming the commitment of the OAU and United …

04 Dec 2000 description

Ministry of Foreign Affairs Asmara, 4 December 2000

Eritrea and Ethiopia will sign a comprehensive peace agreement in Algiers on December 12. President Isaias Afwerki yesterday received a formal letter from President Abdulaziz Bouteflika inviting him to Algiers for the formal signature of the agreement. The signing ceremony will be attended by senior officials from the US, the European Union, the United Nations and the OAU.