January 20, 2020

Embassy of China in Eritrea celebrated Chinese New...

Embassy of China in Eritrea celebrated Chinese New Year

Asmara, 20 January 2020 – The Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in Eritrea on 18 January celebrated the Spring Festival heralding Chinese New Year.

The national anthems of Eritrea and China were played at the opening of the ceremony, which was attended by a number of Eritrean Government officials as well as invited guests. A video presentation depicting the progress of the development of China as well as achievements registered was also presented. Read more

January 16, 2020

Statement by Ms. Sophia Tesfamariam, Ambassador...

Statement by Ms. Sophia Tesfamariam, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Eritrea to the United Nations

Statement by Ms. Sophia Tesfamariam, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Eritrea to the United Nations, during the Security Council Debate on: “Maintenance of international peace and security: Upholding the UN Charter”

13th January 2020, New York

Mr. President,

My delegation wishes to congratulate Vietnam for assuming the presidency of the Council for the month of January and for convening this timely debate on “Maintenance of international peace and security: upholding the UN Chaffer”. I would like to take this opportunity to welcome I-I.E. Mr. Pham Binh Minh, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs of Viet Nam and thank Secretary-General António Guterres and Mrs. Robinson for their statements. Read more

January 9, 2020

Various public diplomacy activities

Various public diplomacy activities

Asmara, 09 January 2020 – Nationals residing in Australia and Sweden conducted various activities depicting their attachment with the homeland.

According to report, the Eritrean Community festival in Australia was conducted from 3-5 January in Melbourne under the theme “Resilience for Higher Progress” featuring cultural and artistic performances.

Speaking at the 20th annual festival that was attended by nationals from various cities of Australia and New Zealand as well as invited guests, Mr. Tekeste Mehari, General Consul at the Eritrean Embassy in Australia, stating that various infrastructures that can serve as springboard for lasting development were implemented in 2019 said that double fold effort will be exerted in the New Year in ensuring the development of the country and called for reinforced contribution on the part of nationals. Read more

January 7, 2020

Senior Eritrean delegation participates at Red Sea...

Senior Eritrean delegation participates at Red Sea and Gulf of Aden States Council

Asmara, 07 January 2020- Senior Eritrean delegation comprising of Mr. Osman Saleh, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Presidential Advisor Mr. Yemane Gebreab and Mr. Hagos Gebrehiwet, head of Economic Affairs at the PFDJ, participated at the Ministerial Meeting of Arab and African Coastal States of the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden convened in Riyadh.

At the meeting hosted by King Salman bin Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia on 6 January, Minister Osman Saleh reiterated Eritrea’s position that the Arab and African Coastal States of the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden shoulder primary responsibility for the security and development of the Red Sea. Minister Osman further stated that the objective must be to build an effective regional organization with requisite competence and capability. Read more

December 21, 2019

Eritrea’s senior delegation visits Saudi Arabia

Eritrea’s senior delegation visits Saudi Arabia

Asmara, 20 December 2019 – Eritrea’s senior delegation composed of Foreign Minister Osman Saleh and Presidential Adviser Yemane Ghebreab yesterday 19 December met, in Riyadh, with Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan bin Abdullah and other officials.

The two sides noted with satisfaction the growing relations between the two countries over the past year with the aim of building a strategic partnership. They discussed ways and means of enhancing bilateral cooperation and coordination in development, trade and investment sectors. Read more

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