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Aljazeera Arabic / Eritrea sent it’s foreign minister, Mr. Osman Salah, to Ethiopia to attend the AU meeting, after two decades absent.

Posted by: Semere Asmelash

Date: Sunday, 28 January 2018




የኤርትራው የውጪ ጉዳይ ሚኒስትር አዲስ አበባ ገቡ። ውጪ ጉዳይ ሚኒስትሩ አይቶ ኡስማን ሳላህ የአፍሪካ ሕብረትን ስብሰባ ለመሳተፍ አዲስ አበባ መግባታቸው ታውቋል። ከኢትዮ ኤርትራ ጦርነት በኋላ አንድ የኤርትራ ባለስልጣን ወደ አዲስ አበባ ሲገቡ አቶ ኡስማን ሳላህ የመጀመሪያ ናቸው።





#Eritrea sent it’s foreign minister, Mr. Osman Salah, to #Ethiopia to attend the #AU meeting, after two decades absent.
08:33 - 27 jan. 2018

Arabic reporting that 'n Foreign Minster Osman Saleh in Addis Ababa to Attend Summit for the first time since 2000, (News not confirmed by GOE)
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International News
African summit to discuss terrorism and conflicts

A summit of the African Peace and Security Council will be held today in Addis Ababa to discuss terrorism and extremism, as well as a summit of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) to discuss conflicts in the continent.
This comes just a day before the 30th summit of the African Union, with the participation of 55 countries. Most of the leaders have confirmed the presence of the text through African tweets for the summit, which is held under the slogan "Victory against corruption."

The African Summit, which is attended by the heads of 15 countries, will discuss key issues, including the issue of extremism and terrorism in the continent and ways to combat it, conflicts and instability in Somalia, South Sudan and Libya.

The summit also discusses a series of institutional reforms to ensure the financial independence of the organization and refocus the activities of the Union to become more effective.
Summit of IGAD

The summit will be held later today, in addition to the convening of the IGAD summit, which discusses the conflicts in African countries. The summit was launched a few days ago with the participation of Sudan, Djibouti and Somalia to discuss the issue of South Sudan and the conflicts in Somalia. .

The island's correspondent said sources told the island that the IGAD summit expressed concern about the repercussions of the Gulf crisis on some African countries such as Sudan and Somalia.
The New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD), an African governance organization, is also being held to discuss economic issues such as lifting restrictions on intra-African trade.

The African Union (AU) ministerial council concluded its preparatory meetings on Sunday with 40 heads of state and government.

Photo published by the African Union account in Twitter a few days ago to the meeting of permanent representatives of the Union countries (social networking sites)
Participation of Eritrea
The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Eritrea, Osman Saleh Mohamed, was present in the Ethiopian capital to participate in the summit, the first participation in an African summit to be held in Addis Ababa since 2000. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Arab League Secretary-General Ahmed Aboul Gheit .

On the other hand, the Somali Foreign Minister Mohamed Abdi Mohammed al-Jazeera that Eritrean accusations directed at his country that it seeks to destabilize the region through the establishment of military bases in the Red Sea in cooperation with Turkey are baseless accusations.
Diplomatic sources pointed out that a tripartite meeting will be held today between Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, Egyptian Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and Ethiopian Prime Minister Haile Mariam Desaline on the sidelines of the African summit.
Source: Al Jazeera, French
*Software translation*
Annual meeting of German - Eritrean Organization on 10 Feb 2018

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