On the sidelines of the 77th United Nations General Assembly, Eritrea's high-level delegation led by Mr. Osman Saleh, Minister for Foreign Affairs, has participated in several high-level meetings and held bilateral talks with delegates from several countries .
In the meeting between Minister Osman Saleh and the People's Power Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Carlos Faria Torsoa, both parties discussed bilateral diplomatic relations, as well as cooperation and solidarity in multilateral forums; both sides also agreed to further deepen their consultations and expand relations.
They also reaffirmed their commitment to strengthen the Group of Friends in Defense of the UN Charter, of which they are members.
Minister Osman Saleh also had an extensive discussion with his Algerian counterpart, Mr. Ramtane Lamamara, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Algeria, focusing on global, continental and regional issues.
Both sides, recognizing Africa's marginalization on the world stage, called for their legitimate position and proper consideration of their voices.
Appreciating the similar positions of their countries on most continental, regional and international issues, he recalled the historical, political and cultural ties between the two peoples; and promised to continue their consultations in any of their capitals.
In the meeting with Mr. Nikola Selacovic, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Serbia, the two sides discussed bilateral diplomatic relations, cooperation and capacity building opportunities.
Minister Nikola Selacovic, for his part, appreciated Eritrea's principled position on the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Serbia.
Minister Osman Saleh also met with Mr. Demeke Mokonnen, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, and discussed regional dynamics, including mutual challenges and opportunities, and highlighted the consolidation and strengthening of the bilateral relations of the two brother peoples and countries.
In the meeting held by Minister Osman Saleh with Mr. Fayssal Mekdad, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates of the Syrian Arab Republic, the historical, political, social and cultural relations of the two brother peoples were reviewed.
Mr. Fayssal Mekdad expressed his country's appreciation for Eritrea's strong support and solidarity during his country's difficult times.
Minister Osman Saleh also participated in the Ministerial Meetings of the Non-Aligned Movement, the Group of Friends in Defense of the Charter of the United Nations, the Least Developed Countries and the Group of 77 and China, as well as in various meetings of high level and side events including the Transformative Education Summit.
The high-level delegation from Eritrea is composed of Mr. Yemane Gebreab, Presidential Adviser, and Ms. Sofia Tesfamariam, Permanent Representative of Eritrea to the United Nations.
President Isaias Afwerki met and spoke with the Special Envoy of the People's Republic of China for the Horn of Africa, Ambassador Xue Bing, at the Denden Guest House last night, March 16.
At the meeting, President Isaias Afwerki stressed that the current visit will further cement the strategic ties between Eritrea and China at this auspicious juncture.
President Isaías pointed out that the circumstances are propitious to continue developing the strategic ties between both countries.
In their meeting, President Isaias and Ambassador Bing discussed modalities to deepen their bilateral cooperation in Eritrea's priority development areas.
Both sides also agreed that development cooperation should take place within the framework of their regional economic ties.
Ambassador Xue Bing, for his part, stressed China's willingness to contribute to regional conflict resolution efforts and sustainable peace and partnership.
President Isaias mentioned the global importance of the upcoming 20th National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party and wished it success.
The meeting was attended by Mr. Osman Saleh, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Presidential Adviser Mr. Yemane Gebreab, and Mr. Hagos Gebrehiwet, Head of Economic Affairs of the PFDJ, as well as Mr. Cai Ge, Ambassador of the People's Republic of China to Eritrea.
It should be remembered that the Special Envoy of the People's Republic of China to the Horn of Africa, Ambassador Xue Bing, made a similar visit in March this year.
The high-level Eritrean delegation composed of Mr. Osman Saleh, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and Presidential Adviser, Mr. Yemane Gebreab, who is on a working visit to South Sudan, met and spoke with Mr. Tut Gatluak, Presidential Advisor for Security Affairs.
The two sides held discussions focusing on the difficult situation in Sudan and the efforts of Eritrea and South Sudan to help the Sudanese sides bridge their differences and agree on solid foundations to complete the transition.
The high-level Eritrean delegation composed of Mr. Osman Saleh, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and the Presidential Adviser, Mr. Yemane Gebreab, is on a two-day working visit to Russia at the invitation of Mr. Sergey Lavrov, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.
At a meeting held today, Foreign Minister Lavrov briefed the Eritrean delegation on the genesis of the conflict in Ukraine, Russia's goals and the current situation.
The Eritrean delegation, for its part, reiterated Eritrea's principled position, including in a press release, and urged Russia and Ukraine to find a bilateral solution to their conflict.
The two sides also exchanged views on the current situation in the Horn of Africa, as well as the African continent in general.
In addition, Eritrea and Russia agreed on concrete measures to improve political, diplomatic, trade, investment, as well as educational and cultural relations.
The YPFDJ organization in Europe held its 16th conference from April 14 to 18 in Rome under the theme "Pan-African Liberation and Purposeful Leadership".
At the conference attended by more than 300 young people from Eritrea, Europe, the US, Canada, Australia and Africa, as well as representatives of Eritrean communities and national associations, the Eritrean Ambassador to Italy, Mr. Fesehatsion Petros and Mr. Michael Teferi, head of the PFDJ in the Diaspora, praising the role of the YPFDJ in national affairs, called for strengthening organizational capacity and unity for better results.
In his virtual message, Mr. Yemane Gebreab, head of Political Affairs of the PFDJ, explaining the appropriate indicators and objectives to carry out effective resilience programs, expressed the expectation that the YPFDJ conference will carry out an extensive discussion and come out with a common understanding and tangible programs for the effective implementation of the established programs.
Representatives of the organization from various countries also presented activity reports regarding the achievements registered and the challenges encountered.
Research papers focused on pan-African liberation and the role of YPFDJ, diplomatic activities in the African Union and the role of YPFDJ, understanding of the Horn of Africa and the guarantee of peace, the fight against hegemonism, and the role of YPFDJ were presented at the conference. and libel, the role of generations in building nations as well as Heritage of the ancient Adulis and Eritrea.
The participants held extensive discussions and adopted a number of recommendations and resolutions.
The occasion was highlighted by cultural programs representing the historical resilience of the people of Eritrea.
The high-level Eritrean delegation composed of Mr. Osman Saleh, Minister for Foreign Affairs, and the Presidential Adviser, Mr. Yemane Gebreab, is on a working visit to the Republic of Sudan.
The Eritrean delegation delivered President Isaias Afwerki's message to General Abdel Fattah Al Burhan, President of the Republic of Sudan.
In his message, President Isaias underscored Eritrea's hope that Sudan, under the leadership of President Al Burhan, will overcome the severe political, security and economic challenges it has faced.
President Al Burhan, for his part, thanked President Isaias for his support and stated that, despite internal and external difficulties, the situation was moving on a positive path.
The Eritrean delegation also met and had extensive discussions in Khartoum with General Mohammad Hamdan Daglo, Vice President of Sudan, and Dr. Jibril Ibrahim, Minister of Finance, focusing on enhancing bilateral partnership and cooperation relations, as well as in regional developments.
The high-level Eritrean delegation composed of Mr. Osman Saleh, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and the Presidential Adviser, Mr. Yemane Gebreab, will participate in the 35th African Union Summit that will take place from February 2 to 6 in the Union headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.The 35th AU Summit takes place under the theme "Strengthening resilience in nutrition and food security on the African continent: Strengthening the agri-food system, health systems, and social protection to accelerate the development of capital human, social and economic.On the sidelines of the Summit, the Eritrean delegation met and held talks with representatives of African Union member states and organizations.During the bilateral meeting that Minister Osman Saleh held on February 3 with Ambassador Raychelle Omamo, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kenya, the two parties discussed focusing on the consolidation of bilateral ties between the two countries, and on the importance of coordinating efforts to promote peace, stability and development in the Horn of Africa.In the meeting that Minister Osman held with Mr. Ramtane Lamamra, Minister of Foreign Affairs and the Foreign Community of Algeria, both Ministers discussed bilateral relations, as well as regional and continental issues of mutual interest.
Yemane expressed Eritrea's readiness to work tirelessly for peace and mutual cooperationASMARA, Eritrea, January 28, 2022/APO Group/ --
Regional Directors and other senior United Nations officials in Africa who are on a five-day working visit to Eritrea met and held talks today, January 28, with Mr. Osman Saleh, Minister for Foreign Affairs, and the Presidential Advisor, Mr. Yemane Gebreab, focusing on bilateral relations and mutual cooperation in identified sectors, as well as regional developments.
In the meeting at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Osman Saleh provided extensive information on the progress and future prospects of the relationship between Eritrea and the United Nations, the effort that Eritrea has been making in respect of human rights since the armed struggle for independence. and the campaign that has been carried out to demonize the image of the country.
In a separate meeting with the UN delegation, Mr. Yemane Gebreab, Presidential Adviser, underlined that the UN is not working inconsistently with its founding principles, its structure is not in accordance with the objective world situation and especially it is not serving developing countries and that Eritrea as a country that believes in change will work tirelessly for the transformation of the UN.
Regarding the regional peace and cooperation initiative that faces multiple challenges; Mr. Yemane expressed Eritrea's readiness to work tirelessly for peace and mutual cooperation.
Youth affiliates in schools and universities did an effective job in organizing awareness campaigns, seminars and trainings.ASMARA, Eritrea, January 7, 2022 / APO Group / -
At an annual activity review meeting held on January 4-5, the National Union of Youth and Students of Eritrea assessed the progress of the implementation of the 2021 programs and drew up a new Strategic Work Plan.
At its meeting, the National Union of Youth and Students of Eritrea stated that the youth branches of schools and universities are effective in organizing awareness campaigns, seminars and training courses.
Participants discussed the activity reports presented and adopted various recommendations.
In a closing speech, the Union President, Saleh Ahmedin, indicated that the union has been drawing up various strategic plans in order to fully implement its visions and objectives. Also noting that the new Strategic Work Plan is adopted in relation to the prevailing era, Mr. Saleh asked partners and society for strong involvement.
In a speech presented, the Chief of Political Affairs of the PFDJ, Mr. Yemane Gebreab indicated that the strengthening of bilateral and regional relations with neighboring countries is one of the largest programs of 2022 and called on the NUEYS to prioritize and organize their programs with a view to strengthening their relationships with youth organizations in the Horn of Africa.
Highlighting the priority of human resource development, Mr. Yemane also informed the union to implement its programs taking into consideration the strengthening of the participation and contribution of youth in the Diaspora.
Wang Yi also affirmed China's rejection of unilateral and unlawful sanctions against Eritrea.ASMARA, Eritrea, January 5, 2022 / APO Group / -
President Isaias Afwerki today received the Chinese high-level delegation headed by State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi at the State House.
Minister Wang Yi relayed a message from President Xi Jinping to President Isaiah inviting him to visit China for extensive talks on the bilateral Strategic Partnership.
President Isaiah, for his part, applauded China's monumental progress in the past 100 years under the leadership of the Communist Party of China for the benefit of the Chinese people and the world at large. He also paid tribute to China's important role in the advent of a balanced global order based on respect for international law.
President Isaías also addressed Eritrea's development priorities and its perspectives on regional and international issues of mutual importance.
In addition, both parties also agreed to work on joint development programs that include human resource development, infrastructure and development of the Massawa and Assab ports, as well as in the mining sector.
Foreign Minister Wang Yi, for his part, underlined the alignment of the views and positions of both countries on important issues and expressed his gratitude for Eritrea's positive stance.
Wang Yi also affirmed China's rejection of unilateral and unlawful sanctions against Eritrea.
The meeting was attended by, on behalf of Eritrea, Mr. Osman Saleh, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Presidential Advisor, Mr. Yemane Gebreab, and Mr. Hagos Gebrehiwet, Head of Economic Affairs of the PFDJ, and on behalf of China Vice Minister trade. , Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Director General of the Corporation for Global Cooperation, as well as Vice Director of African Affairs in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.