Eritrea Denied Joining 'Firmness Storm' Military Operation

Asmara (HAN) March 29, 2015 – Public Diplomacy, Regional defense and Maritime security News. Eritrea rejected to participate military intervention in Yemen.

Eritrea rejected Arab league invitation about Yemen Crisis. Eritrean leader, Isyas Afwerki rejected military involvement in Yemen. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia are asking military and logistic  support to their neighboring countries to stop Hezbollah style militants in Yemen.

Meanwhile, Sudan accepted to is provide ground troops as well as warplanes for a Saudi-led military intervention against Shiite rebels in Yemen, the defence minister said on Thursday.

Saudi warplanes launched strikes on the Houthi station in southern yemen to stop their advance on embattled President Abedrabbo Mansur Hadi’s headquarter in Aden.

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia had assembled a coalition of more than 10 countries for the operation it dubbed “Firmness Storm”, including Sudan Somalia, Ethiopia and Djibouti.

“We are taking part with air and land forces in the ‘Firmness Storm’ operations and our forces have now begun mechanised movement towards the sites of the operations,” Sudanese Defence Minister Abdelrahim Mohammed Hussein told a press conference.

The Sudanese defense minister gave no further details on the number of troops or aircraft involved, or what role they would play to facilitate operation “Firmness Storm”.

The Sudanese military spokesman Colonel Al-Sawarmy Khaled Saad said the goal of the operation was “protecting Islamic holy sites and protecting the Horn of Africa, Red sea and Maritime security”.


 

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23 COMMENTS

  1. I wouldn’t be surprised. Isias hates yemen and it’s destruction would mean he can take all the islands on the Red Sea. Yemen govt is ally with ethiopia. Hour hi would shift power to eritrea on the sea. Even though eritrea is Sunni, Isias don’t care. He wants power

  2. Great decision we don’t need to get entangled in this mess.

    “Peace, commerce, and honest friendship with all nations — entangling alliances with none.” ~ Thomas Jefferson

  3. It is foreign intervention that is causing havoc hence foreign intervention can not be a solution. Eritrea government is wise to say no. This indicates the peaceful nature of Eritrea government. Eritrea bas the capability and the heart to arrange peace talk. I am proud to be Eritrean.

    • So do I brother, proud to be Eritrea and not only, to think with our own mind and decide for non-interference in to our neighbour for good or bad destiny, let they sit in to the table of discussions..
      I real don’t know what is the cause that trigger the problem. I’m glad the way Eritrean gov. act in the foreign policy..zegerem bahli iyu..

      Hubun Eritrawi

  4. mesfin Misgina…people like Estifanos are mesakin…it is very sad that they follow their dad’s footsteps Abotatom….medharharti….nisatom…leqleqti….so wocho….tegelbetsikayo…wocho….eyu……I wouldnt worry about some sick hopeless individuals like Estifanos……it is a reflection of self stagnation…despair…blaming…the victim.

  5. Eritreas policy was the best and is and will be. unfortunately, Eritrea punished or sanctioned by USA for having non intervention policy in Somalia and other countries. Eritrea punished for asking the international community to respect the final and binding court ruling. Eritrea punished for sending out all NGOS and said “We don’t want you to spoon feed us” NO AID POLICY. the world should use and lessonPresident Isiaias Afeworki long experience and political maturity and knowledge.

    • Although eritrea does not get aid from the West, it has received almost the same aid per capita as ethiopia from non NATO states. There is no need to make up No Aid. Eritrea receivers aid but not the west

  6. Hi folks, Mesgina, Yacob, and The citizen and the likes. It shows that how much you are out of touch with the reality on the ground in the poor and abused Eritrea under the dead corpse Isayas wedi May telamit!!!!!!!!!! Isayas let alone to participate in a military mission, he could not even retaliate against Woyane!! He truly humiliated us!!!!! He is powerless!! his military deserted him !! he is nothing but a paper tiger!!! he is long dead but nobody to BURY HIM!!!! Therefore, you bone heads and brain dead guys do not understand nothing at all. Again out of touch and out of sight. I feel sorry for you ” Enda nikid tray” no vision at all.

    • FIRST OF ALL THERE IS NO “us”, FOR YOU ARE AN ENEMY FROM ETHIOPIA AND THAT IS A FACT. SECOND, ETHIOPIA HAS BEEN DEFEATED ALL AROUND, ESPECIALLY MILITARILY. “The failure to capture Asmara or the port of Assab was a major disappointment to the regime OF ETHIOPIA and its supporters. The loss of human lives and material followed the disappointing failure was catastrophic. With over 150,000 soldiers killed and 2/3 of the military arsenal being used for a losing cause, the regime’s option to stay in power was to simply accept what Eritrea had already accepted – the Algiers agreement. The famous bravado by the late Prime Minister “give us 72 hours and we will finish the war” leads one to believe that the regime had no military credential.” (http://www.tesfanews.net/ethiopia-eritrea-a-tale-of-two-halves/).

      ETHIOPIAN GENERALS AND TROOPS WERE “LITERALLY” CRYING LIKE BABIES FOR THE UTTER FAILURE AND DEFEAT OF THE SO CALLED BORDER WAR. SO WHO ARE WE TO BELIEVE, AN INSIGNIFICANT CYBER WARRIOR LIKE YOURSELF OR THE GENERALS THEMSELVES? ERITREA HAS THE MOST POWERFUL MILITARY IN THE REGION POINT BLANK. THE REALITY ON THE GROUND IS MUCH DIFFERENT THEN WHAT THE ENEMIES ARE LYING ABOUT. LISTEN, IF ERITREA WAS ABLE TO DESTROY THE BEST EQUIPPED MILITARY AT THAT TIME, THE DERG. IMAGINE WHAT WE CAN DO NOW WITH AN ADVANCE MILITARY, ESPECIALLY AIRFORCE.

      NO VISION AT ALL? YOU MUST BE CRAZY. IT WAS BECAUSE OF PRESIDENT ISAIAS AFWERKI VISION ERITREA DESTROYED THE DERG AND GAINED AND MAINTAINED INDEPENDENCE. WELL, I KNOW YOU ENEMIES ARE ONLY GOOD FOR BARKING LIKE MAD DOGS THAT YOU ARE, SO ILL LEAVE YOU AT THAT.

  7. isayas cant send troops they will escape and ask asylum.the other reason isayas cant send troops because he leased small island to the Iranian regeme in 2005 .Iranian use the island to train the Yemeni shite rebels so that means isayas again messing with yemen internal affairs very Saudi Arabia will take seriouse measures a ganist isayas maybe military action soon.

  8. Guys,

    As all we know, in the past few years Asmara regime widely associated itself with Huthis and has been arming them on day light, just to destabilize the region proving its belligerency. The question here comes, if that was true then how come to take side with regional nations who are striving to stabilize the region? It is absolutely against it’s war mongering behavior. There is vividly known formula along past twenty four years in Asmara, ‘’ no havoc no Shabia’’ in this concept the Asmara region has to impede all peaceful efforts.

    Marbati Amren

  9. Asiyas the mad dog I am exepect anything from him go back couple of years of his sendind Eritrean troop to many countries clearly Asiyas considers as his slaves so he has got many times sending Eritrean troops to different countries
    1-To South Sudan two times
    2-To former Zaeer ( Kabailla Dad time )
    I believe that Asiyas have not been asked from Saudi Arabia to send his slaves ( SLAVES) no one could argue that Asiyas’s mind is like mafia’s mind furtnatelly he did not that chance and the good things his only friend in the region Abashir merged to that allied Eritrean regime is now like a dry tree in green bungle I think that 2015 is last year in power

  10. I feel sorry for the people’s who are forgetting their brothers&sis that they are not able even to use the social
    net-work to tell them the truth what is happening
    in home land. God bless Eri……..!!

  11. the camel of pfdj is died did you with out pople you cant live mostley eritreanes they became

    refuggi in all the world after SIRIYanes the are ERITREANES. so pfdj is the same paralyzed man so the dictator he became a man with out LEGES.

  12. What part of the sentence “Eritrea is not for sale” PIA’s declaration to the world, that people have difficulty to understand? Eritrea is not for sale, for dollar, oil or bag of wheat.

  13. YES a very wise decision let us watch observe and see as always we are with the peaceful solutions one thing theses Arabs first the accuse you then they want you to join them twisted mind and complected not hounest or clear at all

  14. Why are agames always sniffing around Eritrean websites 24/7 pretending to be Eritreans? Go serve your foreign aid slavemasters and leave us alone

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