In a statement on Friday, UNHCR said Eritrean refugees in Tigray are struggling to obtain clean water and food and medicine, affirming the need to provide them with life-saving assistance “or more refugees may die.”
Ahmed was awarded Nobel largely for the peace deal he signed with Isaias Afwerki, the authoritarian leader of Eritrea, only months after he assumed office as president.
The Special Envoy will hold meetings with officials from the respective governments as well as the United Nations and the African Union.
A group of Egyptian fishermen who had been held in Eritrea have come home safely after month-long of diplomatic efforts, according to Egypt’s Foreign Ministry on Sunday.
Families of 120 Egyptian fishermen in El-Borg town in Damietta demanded the release of their relatives who were detained by Eritrean navy forces last month.
The comments came in a meeting with an Eritrean delegation paid an official visit to Cairo in light of the ongoing coordination between the two countries.
“It is a new victory to our black continent, which is always ambitious for peace and seeking stability and development," said President Sisi.
“The prize is also meant to recognise all the stakeholders working for peace and reconciliation in Ethiopia and in the East and Northeast African regions,” the committee said.
President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi stressed Saturday the importance of setting forth well-defined plans to push forward Egyptian-Eritrean cooperation at various levels.
Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki arrived in Cairo Saturday on a two-day visit to Cairo.
The 151st session of the Council of Arab Foreign Ministers kicked off on Wednesday.
"I announce here, from Kassala, that we are opening the border with Eritrea because they are our brothers and our people," said al-Bashir
The U.N. Security Council is considering lifting sanctions on Eritrea next week after a rapprochement with Ethiopia.
The Foreign Ministry said that the deal reached between the two countries represents a significant progress to the Horn of Africa region.
The leaders of Ethiopia and Eritrea re-opened crossing points on their shared border on Tuesday for the first time in 20 years.
The United Arab Emirates plans to build an oil pipeline connecting Eritrea and Ethiopia
An Egyptian medical delegation arrived in Asmara earlier this month to train Eritrean doctors on some of the new medical devices.
Ethiopia are set to play Eritrea in a friendly soccer match, the state-affiliated Fana news agency reported on Monday.
North Korea and Eritrea have the world's highest rates of modern slavery.
Ethiopia has appointed its first ambassador to Eritrea in two decades