Eritrea rejects US 'blackmail' after sanctions on army chief

AFP , Monday 23 Aug 2021

'The government of Eritrea rejects, both in letter and spirit, the utterly baseless allegations and blackmail directed against it,' the Eritrean foreign ministry said in a statement

Eritrea on Monday angrily rejected US sanctions imposed on its army chief over allegations of widespread rights abuses in Ethiopia's war-torn Tigray region.

 
"The government of Eritrea rejects, both in letter and spirit, the utterly baseless allegations and blackmail directed against it," the Eritrean foreign ministry said in a statement.
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