Yemen initiative for peace between Eritrea, Sudan
BBC Monitoring Service - United Kingdom; Dec 20, 2004
Text of report
by Sudanese radio on 20 December
government has come up with an initiative to mediate between Sudan and Eritrea.
Dr Mustafa Uthman Isma'il said the Yemeni government has said it would convey
to the Eritrean side this initiative in an effort to do away with obstacles and
normalize ties between the two neighbouring countries.
minister welcomed the Yemeni initiative saying Sudan would like to have normal
relations with Eritrea.
He further said
Yemeni President Ali Abdallah Salih, who will be visiting Khartoum next week,
will present to the government details of his talks with the Eritrean president
over the matter.
of Sudan Radio, Omdurman, in Arabic 1000 gmt 20 Dec 04