African Union calls for restrain after Djibouti-Eritrea border tensions

June 17, 2017 (ADDIS ABABA) - The Chairperson of the Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, has called for calm and restraint on Saturday after accusations by Djibouti that Eritrea occupied a disputed border area between the two countries.

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The accusations come after Qatar's decision to pull out its peacekeepers from the disputed area in reaction to Asmara decision to cut diplomatic relations with Doha in support of Saudi Arabia, the Arab United Emirates and Bahrain who accused the tiny Gulf of supporting terrorism.

"The Chairperson of the Commission appeals for calm, restraint and stresses that...

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