Ethiopia Behind All Our Troubles: Ambassador Beyene Russom

In the face of growing accusations over Asmara’s alleged role in the Somali violence and links to terrorists in the Horn of Africa region, the Eritrean ambassador to Kenya HE Beyene Russom sets the record straight.  He spoke to Ronald Bera of DEA. Excerpts:

Ethiopia Behind All Our Troubles: Amb. Beyene Russom

By Ronald Bera (Diplomat East Africa),

DIPLOMAT EAST AFRICA: Is it true that the Eritrean Embassy in Nairobi is used as a conduit to fund terrorism in Somalia?

HE BEYENE RUSSOM: No, our Embassy is very clean and it has not been involved in any such activities. The accusations are baseless. I challenge anybody to come with any proof that this Embassy is involved in activities that go against the Laws of Kenya. We have always stood firmly against terrorism in principle and deeds. Let alone as a government, even during our long years of liberation struggle there is no element or trace of terrorist activity in our history. It is against our tradition and our principle. Continue reading

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Ethiopia Behind All Our Troubles: Ambassador Beyene Russom

In the face of growing accusations over Asmara’s alleged role in the Somali violence and links to terrorists in the Horn of Africa region, the Eritrean ambassador to Kenya HE Beyene Russom sets the record straight.  He spoke to Ronald Bera of DEA. Excerpts:

Ethiopia Behind All Our Troubles: Amb. Beyene Russom

By Ronald Bera (Diplomat East Africa),

DIPLOMAT EAST AFRICA: Is it true that the Eritrean Embassy in Nairobi is used as a conduit to fund terrorism in Somalia?

HE BEYENE RUSSOM: No, our Embassy is very clean and it has not been involved in any such activities. The accusations are baseless. I challenge anybody to come with any proof that this Embassy is involved in activities that go against the Laws of Kenya. We have always stood firmly against terrorism in principle and deeds. Let alone as a government, even during our long years of liberation struggle there is no element or trace of terrorist activity in our history. It is against our tradition and our principle. Continue reading

Ethiopia Behind All Our Troubles: Ambassador Beyene Russom

In the face of growing accusations over Asmara’s alleged role in the Somali violence and links to terrorists in the Horn of Africa region, the Eritrean ambassador to Kenya HE Beyene Russom sets the record straight.  He spoke to Ronald Bera of DEA. Excerpts:

Ethiopia Behind All Our Troubles: Amb. Beyene Russom

By Ronald Bera (Diplomat East Africa),

DIPLOMAT EAST AFRICA: Is it true that the Eritrean Embassy in Nairobi is used as a conduit to fund terrorism in Somalia?

HE BEYENE RUSSOM: No, our Embassy is very clean and it has not been involved in any such activities. The accusations are baseless. I challenge anybody to come with any proof that this Embassy is involved in activities that go against the Laws of Kenya. We have always stood firmly against terrorism in principle and deeds. Let alone as a government, even during our long years of liberation struggle there is no element or trace of terrorist activity in our history. It is against our tradition and our principle. Continue reading

A Round-Up of News Articles on the Threat of New Eritrea Mining Sanction – Updated

The following are a round-up of different news articles that are developed as a result of the latest Ethiopia drafted, Gabon and Nigeria co-sponsored DRAFT UN resolution that called for a complete ban on all mining companies investing in Eritrea as well  imposes an import ban on minerals from Eritrea. Very Shameful and unforgivable! 

UN Security Council May Drain Asmara’s Key Revenue Sources

Gabon and Nigeria are seeking a sweeping UN economic sanction on Eritrea on behest of US and Ethiopia. Shame on You!

By Daily Ethiopia,

Crafted by Gabon and co-sponsored by Nigeria, a new draft resolution that would deplete the Eritrean government from key sources of income has been tabled for negotiation at the fifteen-member United Nations Security Council early this week as tougher sanctions against Asmara proves inevitable.

IGAD’S WISH LIST:

Approved on July 4 at the heads of state meeting, the main driver for the draft resolution is the Eastern Africa bloc, the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD). Continue reading

A Round-Up of News Articles on the Threat of New Eritrea Mining Sanction – Updated

The following are a round-up of different news articles that are developed as a result of the latest Ethiopia drafted, Gabon and Nigeria co-sponsored DRAFT UN resolution that called for a complete ban on all mining companies investing in Eritrea as well  imposes an import ban on minerals from Eritrea. Very Shameful and unforgivable! 

UN Security Council May Drain Asmara’s Key Revenue Sources

Gabon and Nigeria are seeking a sweeping UN economic sanction on Eritrea on behest of US and Ethiopia. Shame on You!

By Daily Ethiopia,

Crafted by Gabon and co-sponsored by Nigeria, a new draft resolution that would deplete the Eritrean government from key sources of income has been tabled for negotiation at the fifteen-member United Nations Security Council early this week as tougher sanctions against Asmara proves inevitable.

IGAD’S WISH LIST:

Approved on July 4 at the heads of state meeting, the main driver for the draft resolution is the Eastern Africa bloc, the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD). Continue reading

A Round-Up of News Articles on the Threat of New Eritrea Mining Sanction – Updated

The following are a round-up of different news articles that are developed as a result of the latest Ethiopia drafted, Gabon and Nigeria co-sponsored DRAFT UN resolution that called for a complete ban on all mining companies investing in Eritrea as well  imposes an import ban on minerals from Eritrea. Very Shameful and unforgivable! 

UN Security Council May Drain Asmara’s Key Revenue Sources

Gabon and Nigeria are seeking a sweeping UN economic sanction on Eritrea on behest of US and Ethiopia. Shame on You!

By Daily Ethiopia,

Crafted by Gabon and co-sponsored by Nigeria, a new draft resolution that would deplete the Eritrean government from key sources of income has been tabled for negotiation at the fifteen-member United Nations Security Council early this week as tougher sanctions against Asmara proves inevitable.

IGAD’S WISH LIST:

Approved on July 4 at the heads of state meeting, the main driver for the draft resolution is the Eastern Africa bloc, the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD). Continue reading

A Round-Up of News Articles on the Threat of New Eritrea Mining Sanction – Updated

The following are a round-up of different news articles that are developed as a result of the latest Ethiopia drafted, Gabon and Nigeria co-sponsored DRAFT UN resolution that called for a complete ban on all mining companies investing in Eritrea as well  imposes an import ban on minerals from Eritrea. Very Shameful and unforgivable! 

UN Security Council May Drain Asmara’s Key Revenue Sources

Gabon and Nigeria are seeking a sweeping UN economic sanction on Eritrea on behest of US and Ethiopia. Shame on You!

By Daily Ethiopia,

Crafted by Gabon and co-sponsored by Nigeria, a new draft resolution that would deplete the Eritrean government from key sources of income has been tabled for negotiation at the fifteen-member United Nations Security Council early this week as tougher sanctions against Asmara proves inevitable.

IGAD’S WISH LIST:

Approved on July 4 at the heads of state meeting, the main driver for the draft resolution is the Eastern Africa bloc, the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD). Continue reading