President Xi Hosts Grand Ceremony To Welcome President Isaias

President Xi Hosts Grand Ceremony to Welcome President Isaias

“Strong China-Eritrea ties part of keeping peace in the Horn of Africa.” – President Xi Chinese President Xi Jinping held a grand ceremony to welcome Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki who is on a state visit to China. The elaborate ceremony was held in Beijing at the square outside the east entrance of the Great Hall […]

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US State Department Eritrea Policy

US State Department Eritrea Policy: Renewed Hostility or Strategic Diplomacy?

Pursuing a policy of “disciplined confrontation” is loosely a declaration of Washington’s renewal of historic hostility toward Eritrea. In the fourth week of last month, the US State Department posted on its website a shoddy policy paper entitled: “Integrated Country Strategy on Eritrea’’. The policy paper, reportedly prepared by a strident former Chief of Mission […]

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UN Human Rights Council Condemns Impact of Unilateral Sanctions

The resolution presented by Azerbaijan on behalf of Non-Aligned countries noted the impact of unilateral coercive measures as a means to exert political and economic pressure, particularly on least developed and developing countries. It was predictably rejected by the US and its allies. The UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) adopted a resolution condemning the “negative […]

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Yemane Ghebreab, Advisor to Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki

US Still Imposing Illegal, Unilateral Economic Sanctions on Eritrea

Yemane Ghebreab, advisor to Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki, explains how US economic sanctions impact the Eritrean people. The Ethiopian army decisively defeated the US-backed Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) in November 2022, after a two-year war that cost hundreds of thousands of lives and displaced over five million people. However, none of the unilateral US […]

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