US condemns Eritrea, but Eritrea denies launching an attack.
InSebhat was subject to an assassination attempt that left him in critical condition, but has since recovered. It is believed that he is the only 4-star general in the Eritrean defence forces thus far. Independence war - Ethiopia annexes Eritrea, turning it into eritdean province and giving impetus to the independence struggle.
A military junta led by Mengistu Haile Mariam seizes power. A chronology of key events: - What is now known as Eritrea forms part of the kingdom of Aksum.
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As a fighter, he quickly rose up the ranks from a political commissar to becoming part of the executive committee. At least nine Djiboutian soldiers killed.
After leaving the military in Junehe returned to the army in May with erifrean rank of general and was appointed and confirmed as Minister of Defense. Peace with Ethiopia July - Ethiopia and Eritrea end state of war after Ethiopian diplomatic overtures. Independence - Eritreans vote overwhelmingly for independence. From March to May he served as the Minister of Health.