Ambassador Yohannes holds talks with South Sudan officials
Asmara, 15 February 2019- The Eritrean Ambassador to the Republic of South Sudan, Mr. Yohannes Teklemicael held talks on 13 February with President Salva Kiir Mayardit and Deputy Foreign Minister Mr. Deng Dau Deng Malek.
At the meeting held in Juba, President Salva Kiir and Ambassador Yohannes discussed on the progress of the understanding reached between President Isaias Afwerki and Presidents Salva Kiir during his official visit to Eritrea in August 2018.
Indicating the historic relations between Eritrea and the Republic of South Sudan, President Salva Kiir wished good will to President Isaias Afwerki and the people of Eritrea.
Likewise, Ambassador Yohannes met and held talks with the Deputy Foreign Minister, Mr. Deng Dau Deng Malek focusing on Eritrean investors in South Sudan.
At the meeting in which heads of Eritrean community in Juba as well as Eritreans owners of trucks took part, Mr. Deng Dau Deng recalling the support the Eritrean people extended to the South Sudan people at the critical time in their history, expressed his country’s readiness to ensure the investment opportunities of Eritrean investors.
In the same vein, Eritrean national associations in the US cities of Denver, Phoenix, San-Bernardino, San Diego, Los Angeles and Orange County organized discussion forum on 9 February with a view to share information on the objective situation in the homeland and strengthening contribution in the national development drives.
Eritrean nationals residing in the Italian cities of Roma, Milano, Bologna, Parma, Firenze, Napoli, Catania and Bari also celebrated the 29th anniversary of Fenkil Operation. The celebrations were attended by a number of friends of Eritrea.