Djibouti, Somalia urge sanctions on Eritrea

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Djibouti and Somalia have argued the international community to tighten the sanctions imposed on Eritrea over Somali Islamists’ backing.

At the conclusion of the African Union summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, the government of Djibouti and the Transitional Federal Government of Somalia [TFG] urged the international community to take new measures against Eritrea in addition to the sanctions that were recently imposed, Somaliland press reports.

They also called for the formation of a new organization to enforce the sanctions on Eritrea and therefore discourage its government from meddling in Somalia’s internal affairs.

The statement by the two countries comes at a time The African Union heads of states have accused Eritrea of destabilizing Horn of Africa nations.

The governments of Somalia and Djibouti urged the international community to take even further drastic measures against Eritrea in addition to the sanctions on the country in December 2009.

Pic: Eritrean preisdent



Source: www.somalilandpress.com