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Djibouti asks UN help to end border dispute with Eritrea

Posted: 19 Jul 2018 11:17
by selam sew
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Djibouti is asking Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to help peacefully resolve a border dispute with Eritrea following the recent end to that nation’s 20-year border dispute with Ethiopia.

Djibouti’s U.N. ambassador, Mohamed Siad Doualeh, asked Guterres in a letter circulated Wednesday to work with the Security Council to bring his tiny port nation and Eritrea together “with the aim of facilitating an agreement between them upon a mutually acceptable means of peaceful dispute settlement.”

He said Djibouti’s preference would be to refer the dispute “to judicial settlement or arbitration” that would be legally binding... READ FULL STORY HERE