The restrictions, for allegedly supporting the Somali terrorist group Al Shabab, included the arms embargo, the travel ban and the freezing of assets, among others.
The Security Council 'recognizes that during the course of its current mandate and its four previous mandates, the Monitoring Group for Somalia and Eritrea has not found conclusive evidence of that support,' the statement issued by the entity said.
With respect, a note from the Foreign Ministry said that this initiative will have a positive impact on the development of Asmara's relations with neighboring countries.
It will also allow us to take the nation's growth efforts to a new level, now focused on the desire to seek commercial and social connections with those around us, concluded the text of the Eritrean Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
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