Eritrea Requests the AU to Respect its Membership Rights
The Government of Eritrea has urged the African Union to respect its membership rights and not to discuss any matter regarding Eritrea at AU Summits convened in Addis Ababa. Eritrea’s concerns are predicted on the following:
In the course of the interview President Isaias Afwerki was conducting with the national media outlets regarding the objective situation and future prospects, interference signal was effected with a view to blocking the live interview. Moreover, intensive satellite jamming was resorted to in a futile bid to muffle the fourth part of the interview which was conduced yesterday.
The UN Security Council has today passed a shameful resolution imposing sanctions against Eritrea. The unjustifiable measures imposed on Eritrea include: an arms embargo; the inspection and seizure by Member States in their territory of such cargo to and from Eritrea; and, the imposition of a travel ban, and the freezing of assets of, Eritrea’s political and military leadership who may be blacklisted by a Committee.