The European Union is planning to build stronger relations with Eritrea, hoping that the country will act as a key player for crisis-solving in the troubled Horn of Africa, the EU’s development chief said May 4. Eritrea was playing an important role in bringing parties involved in the Sudanese conflict to the negotiating table, EU development commissioner Louis Michel told reporters after a meeting with Eritrean President Isaias Afewerki. The Eritrean government could also be helpful in bringing...

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