After Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed stated that his country needed a sea gate, Eritrea, which shares borders with Ethiopia and controls the two ports of Assab and Mitswa, declared via her Minister of Information that it would not participate in talks regarding the water gate issues.
In a succinct statement issued today, the media minister for the government of Eritrea noted that “many things have been said and said recently about the gates of water and the sea, and similar subjects.
“There is no observer who is not surprised by this,” it said.
The minister stated that the Eritrean government will not be participating in these negotiations as usual. According to information provided by the ministry, everybody claiming to be interested in this issue has been advised not to touch it.
Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed gave a presentation on the Red Sea to the House of Representatives on last Friday.
State media broadcast the presentation, which had the title “From a Drop of Water to Sea Water,” on television.
“For historical, geographic, racial and economic reasons, the Red Sea issue concerns us.” “For Ethiopia, the Red Sea is not a problem; it is a matter of survival,” he said . The Nile and the Red Sea have an impact on Ethiopia’s development and fall. They are the source of Ethiopia’s problems, whether it exists or not. __ the PM spoke.
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