Djibouti border dispute could roil Ethiopia-Eritrea peace deal

What you need to know:

  • Djiboutian Ambassador to the UN wrote an open letter to the UN Security Council to mediate in their border dispute with Eritrea.

  • The border dispute between Djibouti and Eritrea started during the colonial era.

  • Djiboutian diplomat claimed Ethiopia was using its position as in the UN Security Council to lobby for the lifting of sanctions on Asmara.

The decision by Ethiopia and Eritrea to abandon war paths for peace and re-establish diplomatic and economic links has gotten everyone’s praise.

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