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Ethiopia requests UN to lift sanctions on Eritrea

(EBC; July 10, 2018) - Ethiopia officially submitted a request to the United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres for the UN to lift sanctions it imposed on Eritrea.

Prime Minister Dr. Abiy Ahmed met with the Secretary General on Monday here in Addis Ababa.

In his meeting with the Guterres, Premier Abiy asked for the UN to lift the sanctions it imposed on Eritrea.

It is to be recalled that the United Nations Security Council in its Resolution 1907 adopted on December 23, 2009 has imposed an arms embargo on Eritrea.