02/05/2002
Press Release
SC/7386



PRESS STATEMENT ON ERITREA, ETHIOPIA BY SECURITY COUNCIL PRESIDENT


     Following is today's press statement on Eritrea and Ethiopia by Security Council President Kishore Mahbubani (Singapore):


Council Members were briefed by the Secretariat on the peace process between Eritrea and Ethiopia.


     Council Members reiterated the need for both parties to cooperate closely with the Eritrea-Ethiopia Boundary Commission and the United Nations Mission in Ethiopia and Eritrea (UNMEE) in the implementation of the boundary decision.


Council Members encouraged an early establishment of a common framework for the demarcation process.


Council Members agreed to keep the situation under review.


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