President Isaias Afwerki today received and held talks with the Yemeni Foreign Minister, Dr. Abubaker Abdalla Al-Khurbi.
Asmara, 21 October 2010 – President Isaias Afwerki today received and held talks with the Yemeni Foreign Minister, Dr. Abubaker Abdalla Al-Khurbi.
During the meeting at the State Palace, the Yemeni official delivered a message to President Isaias from President Ali Abdalla Saleh of Yemen.
Dr. Abubaker Abdalla Al-Khurbi told ERINA that the message concerns the special relations existing between Eritrea and Yemen. He further explained that it highlights the need for fostering cooperation and coordination on the part of the two sisterly counties at a time when a number of countries in the region are becoming victims of external interference and the negative impact resulting from such a scenario.
Indicating that the two leaders share similar views on the issue, Dr. Abubaker Abdalla Al-Khurbi asserted Yemen’s desire to foster cooperation with Eritrea in the economic, cultural, scientific and security domains.
The Yemeni Foreign Minister further stated that the mechanism for the implementation of the previously concluded agreements between the two countries would be discussed when both Presidents hold a meeting.