April 23rd-25th 2018 marked the Silver Jubilee of the Eritrean Independence Referendum and it has been twenty-five years since Eritrea was declared a sovereign country. This historic event was a watershed moment in the history of the Eritrean people. ... "The freeness and fairness of the process has been certified by the observers. This outcome is not surprising or unexpected. … In the event, it constitutes a delightful and sacrosanct historical conclusion to the choice of the Eritrean people. And although it has been decided that formal independence will be declared on 24 May 1991, Eritrea is a sovereign country as of today, April 27, 1993."
There are those who think Ethiopia’s ills can be cured by sacrificing Eritrea. However, those who have chosen to prop up the criminal government of Ethiopia are only pushing Ethiopia into a precipice with the poor people of Ethiopia left alone to pick up the pieces.
In Eritrea, NSP and development are two inseparable pillars of national sovereignty, defense, and development programs. As Eritrea cannot exist without a national sovereignty and defense capability, so does its national sovereignty without the NSP and development programs.
The National Council of Eritrean Americans (NCEA) is dismayed to learn about the cancellation of the public meeting that was scheduled to be held in Washington, D.C. on Sunday, October 2, 2016 with members of the Eritrean government delegation.