The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia and the State of Eritrea,
hereinafter referred to as the Two Parties;
Tuesday, 18 September 2018 07:24
Considering the close bonds of geography, history, culture and religion between
the two countries and their peoples;
Respecting each other's independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity;
Desiring to achieve lasting peace and cement their historical ties to achieve
their lofty objectives;
Determined to establish comprehensive cooperation on the basis of
complementarity and synergy;
Determined further to contribute actively to regional
and global peace and security;
Reaffirming the Joint Declaration on Peace and
Friendship that they signed on July 9, 2018 in Asmara;
Reiterating their commitment to the principles and
purposes of the Charter of the United Nations;
The Two Parties agree as follows;-
The state of war between the two countries has ended and
a new era of peace, friendship and comprehensive
cooperation has started.
The two countries will promote comprehensive cooperation
in the political, security, defense, economic, trade,
investment, cultural and social fields on the basis of
complementarity and synergy.
The two countries will develop Joint Investment
Projects, including the establishment of Joint Special
The two countries will implement the Eritrea-Ethiopia
Boundary Commission decision.
The two countries will promote regional and global
peace, security and cooperation.
The two countries will combat terrorism as well as
trafficking in people, arms and drugs in accordance with
international covenants and conventions.
The two countries will establish a High-Level Joint
Committee, as well as Sub-committees as required, to
guide and oversee the implementation of this Agreement.
This Agreement is made at Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi
Arabia on this day of September 16, 2018 in two original
copies in Amharic, Tigrinya, Arabic and English
languages; in case of discrepancy in interpretation, the
English version shall prevail.
For The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
he State of Eritrea Isaias Afwerki