Statement of the Foreign Ministry 
on Saudi Arabia's Initiative in the Fight Against Terrorism

The Government of Eritrea views the initiative launched by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to form an alliance against terrorism as a vital step in the promotion of peace and stability in our region and the world as a whole.

The Government of Eritrea believes that the initiative is part and parcel of ongoing endeavours towards the establishment of broad strategic cooperation to combat terrorism and lawlessness and thereby guarantee peace and security in our region. In this spirit, the Government of Eritrea expresses its readiness to support the initiative without reservations and to extend its contribution to the alliance.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs Asmara

21 December 2015