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The Sincerity of Ethiopia’s Acceptance of the Boundary Ruling

BY SIMON WELDEMICHAEL

After sixteen years of holding an arrogant and irresolute position over the decision of the Eritrea Ethiopia Boundary Commission (EEBC), word of Ethiopia’s recent “acceptance” of the ruling has recently been heard. Ethiopia’s past actions not only undermine the “final and binding” April 2002 EEBC decision but also the December 2000 Algiers and the June 2000 Cessation of Hostilities Agreements. Continue reading The Sincerity of Ethiopia’s Acceptance of the Boundary Ruling

How Genuine is Ethiopia’s Peace Offer to Eritrea?

Why is it happening now?

BY BBC NEWS

Ethiopia’s surprise announcement that it will abide by a 2002 border ruling raises the prospect of a final end to what was Africa’s deadliest border war and peace with its long-time rival, Eritrea.

Tens of thousands of people were killed in the two-year conflict and Eritrea remains on a war footing, demanding that Ethiopia withdraws from the “occupied territory”. Continue reading How Genuine is Ethiopia’s Peace Offer to Eritrea?

EU Declaration on the 15th Anniversary of the Eritrea-Ethiopia Boundary Commission Decision

“EU shoulders heavy responsibilities that it can’t shrug off by mincing words”- Eritrea

Declaration by the High Representative F. Mogherini on behalf of the EU on the 15th anniversary of the decision on the border delimitation by the Eritrea-Ethiopia Boundary Commission (EEBC)

BY COUNCIL OF THE European Union

On this day fifteen years ago, the Eritrea-Ethiopia Boundary Commission (EEBC) communicated its decision regarding the delimitation of the border between the State of Eritrea and the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia. Continue reading EU Declaration on the 15th Anniversary of the Eritrea-Ethiopia Boundary Commission Decision

Eritrea Calls an End to UN Sanction, Ethiopia’s Occupation

Eritrea calls for an end to the 14 years Ethiopian illegal occupation of sovereign Eritrean territories and the unjust sanctions imposed for reasons  that are proven today to be false and nonexistent.

By Sudan Tribune,

Eritrea has demanded an end to what it described as the “illegal” and “unjust” resolution sanctions imposed on the East African nation.

Eritrea made the appeal during the High Level Dialogue on Human Rights held on 12-13 July this year, through its Permanent Representative, ambassador Girma Asmerom.

While addressing the general assembly, the Eritrean diplomat said that his country is being subjected to a “serious and collective punishments” deliberately perpetuated against the Eritrean people. Continue reading Eritrea Calls an End to UN Sanction, Ethiopia’s Occupation

UNSC Must Demand Ethiopia to Withdraw from Sovereign Eritrean Territory it Occupies

Justice must be upheld. No nation, big or small, should be allowed to occupy a sovereign territory of another country. The UN Security Council, therefore, should make clear that Ethiopia’s belligerent and illegal behaviour is unacceptable.

Press Release

By The Eritrean Mission to the United Nations,

Today 13th April is the day when 14 years ago in 2002 the Eritrea-Ethiopia Boundary Commission (EEBC) composed of five (2 British, 2 American and 1 Nigerian) internationally renowned arbitration judges unanimously decided that the disputed town of Badme is a sovereign Eritrean territory.

It is to be recalled that the Algiers Peace Agreement of 12 December 2000 signed by the leaders of Eritrea and Ethiopia, and guaranteed by the UN and OAU/AU as well as witnessed by the United State of America and the European Union established the Eritrea Ethiopia Boundary Commission (EEBC), in order to determine the location of the boundary between the two neighboring countries in a Final and Binding Award. Continue reading UNSC Must Demand Ethiopia to Withdraw from Sovereign Eritrean Territory it Occupies