Eritrea summons German ambassador over DW coverage

Eritrea’s foreign ministry has summoned Germany’s ambassador to the country accusing Germany’s international broadcaster of “unbridled smear campaigns”. The country’s Information Minister Yemane Gebremeskel said “German Government funded Deutsche Welle persists in its unbridled smear campaigns against Eritrea. Latest in these despicable series are half-baked and strident website pieces on the peace process and the National Service by its senior editors of the English/Amharic Services.” The foreign ministry has said in this meeting with the German ambassador the government would seek “clarification/rectification” over Deutsche Welle’s coverage of happenings in Eritrea.…

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