UN Documents for Ethiopia/Eritrea: Security Council Letters

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18 February 2019 S/2019/154 This was a letter from the Secretary-General to the president of the Council on Eritrea-Djibouti relations.
16 March 2012 S/2012/164 This letter from Eritrea concerned Ethiopia’s 15 March incursion into Eritrean territory.
18 January 2012 S/2012/44 This letter from Ethiopia accused Eritrea of being behind the 16 January attack against a group of 22 tourists travelling in Ethiopia in which 5 people were killed.
12 May 2009 S/2009/243 This was a letter from the President of the Security Council transmitting the terms of reference of a Council mission to Africa (Ethiopia, Rwanda, the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Liberia).
4 November 2008 S/2008/690 This was a letter from Eritrea drawing attention to Ethiopia's occupation of Eritrean territories and calling on the Council to act.
28 July 2008 S/2008/496 This was the letter from the Secretary-General to the president of the Security Council informing him of the decision of Ethiopia and Eritrea not accede to any of the options for future UN engagement in the region.
24 July 2008 S/2008/487 This was the letter from Eritrea rejecting the options proposed by the UN Secretariat to support the implementation of the Algiers Agreements.
24 July 2008 S/2008/487/Add.1 This was the second annex letter to the letter dated 24 July from Eritrea conveying its view to the Secretary-General that it considered the work of the Eritrea-Ethiopia Boundary Commission fulfilled.
30 June 2008 S/2008/427 This was the letter from the president of the Security Council to conveying the Council’s agreement with the Secretary-General’s proposal that the troops of UNMEE temporarily relocated from Eritrea to their home countries should be considered as repatriated.
5 June 2008 S/2008/368 This was a letter from the Secretary General to the president of the Security Council proposing that the troops of the UNMEE temporarily relocated from Eritrea to their home countries now be considered as repatriated.
30 April 2008 S/2008/287 This was Eritrea's response to 30 April Council statement.
10 March 2008 S/2008/172 This was a letter containing Eritrea's response to the Secretary-General’s report on the relocation of UNMEE.
4 March 2008 S/2008/156 This was the letter conveying Eritrea’s response to the UN Secretariat’s reports on Eritrea’s conduct.
3 March 2008 S/2008/148 This letter from Eritrea conveyed a document from the Permanent Mission of Eritrea to the UN seeking to refocus attention on the need for the Council to find closure to the Ethiopia-Eritrea border dispute.
1 February 2008 S/2008/66 This was the letter from the Secretary-General to the President of the Security Council informing of Eritrea’s continued restrictions of supply of fuel to UNMEE and his intention to send a technical assessment mission to the region.