Sweden, which has worked to resolve the conflict between the two countries, welcomed the deal.
Foreign Minister Margot Wallström said she was pleased a united UN Security Council, under a Swedish presidency, adopted a statement on Tuesday in support of the agreement.
But Meron Estefanos, a journalist and refugee advocate from Eritrea, now living in Sweden, says the Nordic nation can do more. Especially for Dawit Isaak, the Swedish-Eritrean journalist held in prison in Eritrea without charge since 2001.
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