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By Matthew Russell Lee | Inner City Press
UNITED NATIONS, August 21 — The UN has received detailed complaints about its experts, Matt Bryden on Eritrea and Steve Hege on the Democratic Republic of Congo and Rwanda.
Bryden, a UN document this month confirms, is no longer on the committee. Nor is the UN's "expert" in Ertirea finances, Ghassan Schbley of the United States. Click...
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UNSC President Nestor Osorio (Colombia) says that SEMG report is delayed because "problems were incurred during the preparation or delivery" of the report He also says that The Secretary will make a decision whether to fire the Monitoring Group's co-coordinator (Matt Bryden) or not.
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Ghidewon Abay Asmerom
July 17, 2012
By now, it has become abundantly clear that the two sanctions against Eritrea, 1907(2009) and 2023(2011), had nothing to do with stabilizing Somalia or reconstituting it as a viable state. It also had nothing to do with the "staged" Djibouti-Eritrea "border dispute"; it was rather an elaborate scheme to divert attention away from the string-puppet...
Excerpts from the SEMG Report on Somalia mentioning Eritrea.
The full (pdf) report is attached at the end of this excerpt.
"Meanwhile, the relative importance of Eritrea as a source of
military and financial support for armed groups appears to have
declined. Enhanced international scrutiny of Eritrea's actions in
Somalia and the region, growing friction...
The accusation by the Kenyan government alleging that “Eritrea sent three aircrafts carrying weapons to Baidoa” laid bare as utter lie
Asmara, 12 January 2012 – The accusation against Eritrea by the Kenyan government alleging that “Eritrea sent three aircrafts carrying weapons to Baidoa” has been laid bare as utter lie, as well as the non-existence of such activities...