An Eritrean diplomat must leave the Netherlands. The background is Eritrea’s practice of deducting taxes from compatriots living abroad.
Architecture of classical modernism in Asmara, the capital of Eritrea Photo: dpa
Eritrean diplomat Tekeste Ghebremedhin Zemuy must leave the Netherlands. This was declared by Dutch Foreign Minister Halbe Zijlstra on Wednesday. In a letter he informed the parliament of this step, which he calls a "special exceptional case" and at the same time a "strong diplomatic signal".