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Oau Proposal For An Agreement On Cessation Of Hostilities Between Ethiopia And Eritrea

EDM number 837 in 1999-00, proposed by Jeremy Corbyn on 12/06/2000.

That this House welcomes the proposal of the Organisation of African unity at the end of the recent Proximity Talks in Algiers for an Agreement on the Cessation of Hostilities between Ethiopia and Eritrea; is of the view that this plan is the best hope for peace and stability in the region; notes that, according to the terms of the OAU proposal, both parties will agree to seek a resolution of the present crisis and any other dispute between them through peaceful and legal means in accordance with the principles enshrined in the charters of the OAU and United Nations, that both countries will commit to an immediate cessation of hostilities including the cessation of all armed air and land attacks, that the armed forces of both countries will withdraw to the positions held before fighting broke out on 6th May 1998 and that both parties will accept the deployment of a UN/OAU peacekeeping mission to monitor the cessation of hostilities and the redeployment of Ethiopian troops; welcomes the fact Eritrea has accepted the OAU proposal; and calls on Her Majesty's Government to use all its influence to persuade the Government of Ethiopia also to sign up to ensure a peaceful resolution to the conflict.

This motion has been signed by a total of 26 MPs.

Jeremy Corbyn12/06/2000Islington NorthLabourProposed
Paul Marsden13/06/2000Shrewsbury & AtchamLabourSigned
Kelvin Hopkins14/06/2000Luton NorthLabourSigned
Bill Michie14/06/2000Sheffield, HeeleyLabourSigned
Martin Caton14/06/2000GowerLabourSigned
Eric Clarke14/06/2000MidlothianLabourSigned
David Drew15/06/2000StroudLabour Co-operativeSigned
Bill Etherington15/06/2000Sunderland NorthLabourSigned
Andrew George15/06/2000St IvesLiberal DemocratSigned
Rudi Vis19/06/2000Finchley & Golders GreenLabourSigned
Derek Wyatt19/06/2000Sittingbourne & SheppeyLabourSigned
Simon Thomas20/06/2000CeredigionPlaid CymruSigned
Desmond Turner20/06/2000Brighton, KemptownLabourSigned
David Taylor20/06/2000North West LeicestershireLabour Co-operativeSigned
Michael Clapham20/06/2000Barnsley West & PenistoneLabourSigned
Alan Simpson21/06/2000Nottingham SouthLabourSigned
Kevin McNamara21/06/2000Kingston upon Hull NorthLabourSigned
Frank Cook21/06/2000Stockton NorthLabourSigned
Oona King26/06/2000Bethnal Green & BowLabourSigned
Ann Cryer26/06/2000KeighleyLabourSigned
Harold Best26/06/2000Leeds North WestLabourSigned
Harry Barnes05/07/2000North East DerbyshireLabourSigned
Tony McWalter06/07/2000Hemel HempsteadLabour Co-operativeSigned
Mohammad Sarwar18/07/2000Glasgow, GovanLabourSigned
John McDonnell27/07/2000Hayes & HarlingtonLabourSigned
Irene Adams27/07/2000Paisley NorthLabourSigned

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