Council calls on Ethiopia and Eritrea to resolve boundary dispute
New York, 13 November: The Security Council today urged Ethiopia and Eritrea to implement without delay a 2002 ruling on the delimitation of their common border. The 15-member body stressed the need for a peaceful settlement and urged the parties to take concrete steps to
implement immediately and without preconditions the delimitation decision of the Eritrea-Ethiopia Boundary Commission, as well as the Algiers Agreements which ended the war between them.
"The Security Council calls upon the parties to refrain from using force and to settle their disagreements by peaceful means, to normalize their relations, to promote stability between them and to lay the foundation for sustainable peace in the region," the statement added.