Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Party (EPRP)
STATEMENT ON THE MAKALLE MEETING OF SUDANESE AND MELES REGIME OFFICIALS
The 12th so called Ethio-Sudanese Development and Boundary Commission meeting has started in Makalle town, Tigrai, and is expected to last for four days. The 135 members Sudanese delegation is led by General Salah Abdella while the Meles Zenawi side is represented by security chief Getachew Assefa and top officials of the regions (kilil) of Tigrai, Amhara, Beni Shangul-Gumz and Gambella. Tigrai is bordering the Sudan because the ruling TPLF forcefully annexed the Gondar territories (of Humera, etc) into Tigrai region.
The meeting has little to discuss regarding development given the real and grim economic situation especially in Ethiopia while the four day meeting is to focus on security matters (border control, coordinating against insurgencies, deportation of refugees, etc...) and the ceding of land by Ethiopia.
It is to be recalled that the traitorous Meles regime has already ceded to the Sudan Ethiopian land in Quara (Sudanese troops are stationed inside Ethiopian territory in the Nefso Gebeya region of Quara) and is planning to cede more land from Gambella. The Meles Beshir alliance has proved to be detrimental to the interest of the Ethiopian people and to the territorial integrity of Ethiopia and the EPRP strongly denounces this unholy alliance that would be of little benefit to the security in the Horn of Africa.
The claim that the hundreds of delegates will be discussing tourism, health, sport and people to people relations is only a cover for the real and main discussion to be held on the question of security and land claims. The Meles regime is also being visited by Egyptian prime minister to assure the traitor's compliance with the wishes of Egypt vis a vis the sage of the Nile, wishes objected to by most Nile Basin countries. The EPRP states that there should be no doubt whatsoever that the Ethiopian people will use all available means to protect the territorial integrity of their country.
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