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Eritrea-Ethiopia Boundary Impasse - Statement


Press Statement
Sean McCormack, Spokesman
Washington, DC
November 9, 2007

Eritrea-Ethiopia Boundary Impasse

We are concerned about the military build up and tension on the border between Eritrea and Ethiopia. We call on the governments of Eritrea and Ethiopia to exercise maximum restraint and avoid any actions that might further heighten tension or reignite conflict.

Both governments should respect their commitments in the 2000 Algiers Agreements. We urge both governments to disengage militarily from the most critical locations along the border and to cooperate with the United Nations Mission in Ethiopia and Eritrea.

We urge both governments to engage directly to address issues dividing them and fully embrace the efforts of United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon to resolve the boundary impasse and move toward normalized relations.

2007/985

Released on November 9, 2007

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