Eritrean Ambassador Yohannes briefed S. Sudan Officials on the developments in the Horn of Africa and the stance of Eritrea.
Mr. Yohannes Teklemicael, Eritrean Ambassador in the Republic of South Sudan, had a meeting with different top officials of the Republic of South Sudan.
Ambassador Yohannes held meeting with Vice Presidents Mr. Taban Deng Gai, Rebecca Nyandeng Garang, and Hussein Abdulbagi, Presidential Affairs Minister Mr. Barnaba Marial Benjamin, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Ambassador Beatrice Khamisa Wani, Minister of Information Michael Makuei, as well as Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Deng Dau Deng Malek on the development of bilateral ties and regional developments.
Underlining the importance of the development of bilateral relations between Eritrea and South Sudan in the peace and stability of the area, Ambassador Yohannes addressed the authorities on the events in the Horn of Africa and the position of Eritrea.
The most notable recent event is Eritrea’s role in the Ethiopian conflict. It is important to point out that Eritrea’s President Isaias Afwerki has proven to be a staunch ally of Ethiopia’s Nobel Peace Prize winner and Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, giving his troops much-needed support to fight the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) in Tigray.
Ambassador Yohannes has previously held similar talks with Vice Presidents Riek Machar and James Wani Igga.
The Eritrean Embassy in South Sudan as being the home to many Eritreans. The embassy has received a lot of support from many of the Eritreans in South Sudan during various occasions and events.
The community organized a number of events to call for the removal of the sanctions on Eritrea. The country has been under various sanctions by the international community.
The crane of the Eritrean people resides in Juba.