October 19, 2006
Great excuses of our time #1
1,500 heavly armed Eritrean troops march into the UN Temporary Security Zone on the Ethio-Eritrean border, ringing alarm bells around the world and violating a six-year truce.
"This time is harvest time after the summer and the army is there to engage in the harvest," said Eritrean information minister Ali Abdu by phone from Asmara, saying that crops grown in the arid region included wheat, buckwheat, and vegetables.
Posted by aheavens at October 19, 2006 3:54 AM