Press Release

27 Jun 2018

Last 8 June 2018, the Executive Committee in a statement to media outlets had stated that the Eritrean National Salvation Front had welcomed the Ethiopian governing coalition’s declaration to accept the Algiers Accord, and hence duly carry out the rulings of the Boundary Commission. We did not; moreover, let the occasion pass without voicing our curiosity as to whether or not the autocratic regime in Asmara would positively or negatively react to the step the Ethiopians have taken. Pressures exercised or incentives promised notwithstanding aimed at enticing the regime to interact with Ethiopia’s decision, the regime announced on June 20 to had accepted the offer, with an intention to dispatch a delegation included, to discuss the matter, which we considered as a positive measure to take.