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Statement at the Flag Raising Ceremony for Eritrea

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Dr. Salim addresses an important ceremony symbolizing the formal admission of Eritrea to the OAU. 

"It is therefore my pleasure, on behalf of the General Secretariat of the OAU, to once again welcome the State of Eritrea into the OAU family of nations and warmly congratulate the people of Eritrea. I am looking forward to the contribution of the new State of Eritrea in our common endeavor towards the achievement of the objectives of our continental organization. I have no doubt that Eritrea will bring to our organization its important contribution to our efforts aimed at ensuring the socio-economic development of our peoples and promoting peace, security, stability, understanding and cooperation in our continent."


At the Flag Raising Ceremony for Eritrea at the OAU

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