Headline: Djibouti asks UN help to end border dispute with Eritrea

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Djibouti is asking Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to help peacefully resolve a border dispute with Eritrea following the recent end to that nation’s 20-year border dispute with Ethiopia. “https://apnews.com/cd6cf3024ba24afe9baa58852397d5ab

In international disputes third parties (such as the UN) are sometime involved in trying to resolve the conflict. Although one side of the dispute may have seem to have fairly weak claims, or may have a history of belligerence, it would still be important for both side to give equal attention to the claims made by both sides.

The legal process could only work if both side came into it trusting that they would equal attention as the other group.