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27 Dec 2009 description

Barentu, 27 December 2009 - The inhabitants of various areas of Gash-Barka region stated that the unjust resolution adopted by the nominal United Nations, which has been rendered to being a mere tool for a handful of interest groups, would only further reinforce the Eritrean peoples' resolve.

In their interview with ERINA, the inhabitants of Gash Barka pointed out that the unwarranted resolution is not a new phenomenon but is rather an extension of continued unprovoked ploys against Eritrea.

13 Sep 2007 description

Asmara, 13 September 2007 - The on-going Somali Congress for Liberation and Reconstitution has elected a 191-member Central Council. The Congress spokesman and former Information Minister, Dr.

11 Sep 2007 description

Asmara, 11 September 2007 - Following extensive discussions yesterday, participants of the Somali Congress for Liberation and Reconstitution approved a 30-article constitution that would serve to drive out the invading TPLF regime's forces, the Congress spokesman told journalists.

Stating that despite the forwarding of different views regarding concepts, strategies and tactics, Mr. Zekaria Mahmoud Abdu, Congress spokesman and former Information Minister, said that a common agreement was reached and that almost all issues have been resolved after in-depth discussions.

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.

13 Dec 2006 description

Asmara, 13 December 2006 - President Isaias Afwerki called for a special meeting of IGAD Foreign Ministers on the Somali issue in view of the fact that the recent UN Security Council resolution on deploying peacekeeping force in Somalia is both distorted and one that would further aggravate the situation.

The President made the call in a message he sent yesterday to the IGAD executive committee. President Isaias stated that deploying peacekeepers in Somalia, partially lifting the arms embargo and supporting one side not only worsens the problem but also lacks clear objective.

22 Feb 2006 description

Nairobi, 22 February 2006 - An IGAD meeting was held in Nairobi, Kenya, to discuss the situation of displaced persons and seek ways of tackling it. The meeting was attended by delegates from Eritrea, Djibouti, Kenya, Somalia, Sudan and Uganda.