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ITUC delegation on visit to Eritrea

The delegation of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) that concluded a working visit to Eritrea stated that their encounters with various interlocutors has enabled them to have a more comprehensive and balanced perspective on realities in Eritrea as well as the activities of the National Confederation of Eritrean Workers (NCEW).

Asmara, August 20 2015 – The delegation of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) that concluded a working visit to Eritrea stated that their encounters with various interlocutors has enabled them to have a more comprehensive and balanced perspective on realities in Eritrea as well as the activities of the National Confederation of Eritrean Workers (NCEW).

Mr. Wellington Chibebe, the Deputy General Secretary of the ITUC, referred to extensive discussions the delegation held with senior Eritrean government officials and members of the diplomatic corps particularly in regard to allegations of forced labour and the measures that need to be taken to implement the Eritrea-Ethiopia border demarcation ruling.

In this connection, Mr. Wellington Chibebe asserted that he will exert necessary efforts to uphold respect of international law and the implementation of the Eritrea-Ethiopia border delimitation ruling.

Mr. Kwasi Adu-Amankwah, Secretary General of ITUC-Africa Region, for his part acknowledged that the various reports submitted against Eritrea were unfounded and merely peddled for purposes of disinformation.   “This state of affairs must be rectified and we will do our part” Mr. Adu-Amankwah, stated.

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