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Eritrean President says TPLF miscalculated war to march to Asmara, Addis Ababa

Eritrean President likened Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) military move to attack Ethiopian Defense Force to “mad adventure”

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Eritrean President Isaisas Afeworki had an interview with the state media in his country, Eri- TV, in Tigrigna language. He talked about TPLF’s plan in starting the war and the relation between Ethiopia and Eritrea, among other issues. 

Eritrean Press, Social Media-based Eritrean News source, translated some key points from the interview. 

Isaisas Afeworki said that there was no anticipation on the part of Eritrea that TPLF would start a war. The objective of the war, he said, was to march to Addis Ababa and Asmara – in the case of the latter for a regime change. 

However, TPLF miscalculated the war (and the outcome) and what it did was rather a mad adventure, he added. 

President Isaias Afeworki also disclosed that Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed initiated a conversation with former president of Tigray, Debretsion Gebremichael but the Eritrean president turned it down.  Mr. Isaias also disclosed that he asked Debretsion, when they met at  Omahajer during the border opening ceremony between Eritrea and Ethiopia, why TPLF was preparing for war. 

Another point in connection with former president of Tigray regional state is that Isaias was approached by TPLF for establishing partnership, but Isaias said he told him that Eritrea will not have relation with a party or region but with the central government of Ethiopia. 

Regarding peace in the region, President Isaias remarked that ” For peace to sustain in the region, we want the giant Ethiopia to have a lasting peace. ” 

He emphasized the importance of peace in Ethiopia when he said, “We care more for peace in Ethiopia than any country in our region.” 

The issue of intervention from foreign actions in the region is also something that president Isaias commented on. The Eritrean Press translated his views in that regard as follows:  “The recent foreign ‘actors’ involvement in the region is connected with the junta’s agenda and that problem will not disappear soon.” 

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8 COMMENTS

  1. No matter what the situations, not matter how much we argue and despite the fact that, our historical and traditional enemies Egypt’s former Secretary General of the UN by the name of Boutros Boutros Ghali and it’s cronies, mercenaries managed to make us be separate countries, however that maybe, they cannot drain our blood and switch our DNA to make us unrelated is, a dream they are allowed to always dream, but the facts are clear, daunting and impossible, simply because it’s the work of all mighty GOD and his secretive way of making us fore who we are, and created us very differently from all his other creations that we know of and it’s abundantly clear that, the reactions of Esayas Afewerki and the great people of ERITREA towards ETHIOPIA is nothing but pure love and the true blood relationships that ETHIOPIA and ERITREA has at one another, we are literally exact same proud people, scientifically proven by virtue of DNA testing, period end of the story. There is a saying in ETHIOPIA and ERITREA አፍንጫ: ሲመታ: ዐይን: ያለቅሣል:: ይባላል;; let me try to translate it in English, ‘if you heat the Nose the eyes cries. That’s’ exactly what happened here at this critical time for ETHIOPIA, ERITREA jumps inn to support and be on the side of very close relative , which is ETHIOPIA, in our mutual cultures, no matter what the situations you don’t allow and watch standstill when a very close relative is being violated by what ETHIOPIA thought was a friendly and brotherly neighbor, in this case Sudan by being a proxy and mercenaries for Egypt.
    Much Love for ERITREA.

    ኢትዮጵያ: ታበፅህ: ዕደዊሃ: ሐበ: እግዚአብሔር::

  2. This is just hot off the press at Ittu’s joint! Extra! Extra! Read all about it!!!

    My hommie Debre shot me an email this morning to tell me what’s up with him in his crib. He has been chillin’ in his man cave and made me jealous, man! My buddies the Getachew duos were with him when he shot me the email. He then called me.

    Hello!
    It’s me Ittu, Debre
    I know it’s you. I can tell by your voice. What is up?
    It can’t be any better!
    Told me you have been hiding.
    Hiding from whom?
    From Jula
    Which Jula? The one I captured three months ago?
    He is not in prison. I saw his video from this week.
    That is his body double.
    Wow! What else is going on with you and your hommies?
    Did I tell you my army had also captured Bacha, Isaias and Abiy?
    No you did not. How about the interview Isaias gave two days ago in Asmara?
    No that was not the real Isaias. That was his body double molded to life by a 3D printer in Dubai. He has been in prison since October.
    Ajaeeb! I also saw Abiy in a recent video the other day.
    Like I told you, that was also his body double made using a teleporting device I invented in 1979 when I was going to school in Italy.
    That is amazing. You made me jealous bro!!!
    Hey, you wanna come over? If you want I can tell how you can come here.
    I would love to come there and chill with you in you crib. I heard your man cave is a bomb, man!!! How can I get there?
    I will tell Dawit that you will contact him for a direction. He knows where I am now in Danakil desert. Him and I go way back!!!
    So what is next for you?
    Both Eritrea and Ethiopia are in my bag. I have just sent a commando unit to capture both Farmajo and IOG in Somalia & Djibouti.
    Then what?
    I will declare the Peoples Republic of Axum on the empire I just created that stretches from Nakfa to Moyale, Bab el Mandab to Asosa.
    What else?
    I will then send the 45 million or so Oromos back to Madagascar where they came from in 1915. They want to go back because the came here by force.
    Who forced them?
    Menelik did in 1820. He went to Madagascar and brought them here by force.
    Didn’t you just say it was in 1915? Now you are saying 1820.
    He Ittu! You are not supposed to question my statement. You know why?
    Why?
    Because I am the gold race.
    Ok. I get it. Nice talking to you. Have a cave day.
    Wait Ittu!!! I am supposed to be the one entitled to end any conversation. Bye for now and call Dawit pronto for a direction.

    • Hey Ittu! It’s me again.
      Wharrup!
      I didn’t forget to tell you what I’m gonna do with the Amharas. I was finishing up their count.
      What you gonna do with them?
      I will send them back where they came from in 1825. They were forced to come here to.
      Who forced them and from where?
      It was that Gurage Emperor Haile who forced them to come here from central Hadramaut in 1835. The are all Hadramis and their language is classic Hadrami.
      Wait a minute! Didn’t you say it was in 1825. Now you telling me 1835. I’m confused.
      Hey Ittu! You’re not supposed to question my statement. Take the latest! Then..
      Then what?
      Then once these two trouble makers, Oromos & Amharas, are out of my way, my Axumite Empire SHALL last for at least a thousand years. These two have been bad example and ganging up on me since my last Emperor John. When these two unite they have been nothing but trouble for me and others in the past, like my buddy Mussolini in the 1930’s. Mussolini was a great man.
      Hey Debre! I admire your mastery of history!
      I’m a scientist too!
      Wow!
      Don’t forget that I told you not to ever question my statement. You know why?
      Cuz you’re the gold race!
      You got it kid!!! Don’t forget to call Dawit for direction. The Gabisa’s and Gutema’s are here chillin with me in my man cave. They have been serenading me with their geresaas, man! I love it. The other 2 guys, from London and Australia, are here too. They are all addicted to licking my boots. Call Dawit!
      I’ll.
      Bye now!!!

    • Dear Patriot ዝነኛው: ኢትዮጵያዊ.

      I’m glad you found the intended material in my script. You don’t believe the latest I received from my field reporters. It is about Mekele Karen. You remember Karen? This Karen was the one who was carrying the coveted Chanel purse when Jula and Alem captured her. That story, the way she was acting up just outside the court, will paralyze anyone with roaring laughter, man. I am still getting high on it, bro!!!

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