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Eritrea. Southern Debud Zone. On the border between Eritrea and Ethiopia. UNMEE (United Nations Mission Ethiopia Eritrea). The  batallion from the Rajput Regiment of India is based and works in the Temporary Security Zone (TSZ) which follows on both sides the border between Eritrea and Ethiopia. The war lasted from 1999 to 2001 on a border dispute. The TSZ was created after the signature of a cease fire between the two countries. UNMEE Soldiers (blue helmets UN) patrol the border on foot to control that the peaceful agreement is well respected. © 2002 Didier Ruef