UN, AU Call for Restraint Along Eritrea-Djibouti Border


Area in the Eritrean Djiboutian dispute

Somalilandsun-The U.N. Security Council is calling on Eritrea and Djibouti to peacefully resolve a land dispute along their border.

Djibouti accused Eritrea of deploying troops to occupy the contested area, known as Ras Doumeira, after a contingent of 450 Qatari peacekeepers departed last week. If true, the move could threaten a return to war for the first time since the countries fought over the land in 2008. Continue reading