Eritrea: Sudan "targeting, criticizing, undermining" government
Khartoum, 2 Nov
04 - The Eritrean foreign minister has seriously attacked the Sudanese
electronic media and Sudanese press, saying that Sudan was dealing with
Eritrean issues negatively.
In a statement
broadcast by the Eritrean Ministry of Information on the Eritrean satellite
channel and published on the Internet, the foreign minister, Ali Sayyid
Abdallah, said the Sudanese media was targeting, criticizing and undermining
the Eritrean government.
He referred to
the Sudanese Media Centre [SMC], saying it was issuing poisonous and disturbing
news about his country.
reports by the SMC that Asmara was backing the [Darfur rebel] Justice and
Equality Movement and that there were diplomatic crisis between Eritrea and
some African countries. [Passage omitted]
via BBC Monitoring in Arabic