Showing posts with label EEZ. Show all posts
Showing posts with label EEZ. Show all posts

Thursday, January 2, 2020

Nansha Islands stance consistent with international laws: Chinese FM

China's position on the so-called exclusive economic zone in the South China Sea is consistent with international laws including the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea, China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Thursday.

Wednesday, January 1, 2020

Natuna Islands : Indonesia Rejects China’s Claims Over South China Sea

Indonesia said on Wednesday it rejected China’s claims over a disputed part of the South China Sea as “having no legal basis”, after two days earlier protesting to Beijing over the presence of a Chinese coastguard vessel in its territorial waters.

Friday, February 23, 2018

US mediation on Israel-Lebanon offshore oil dispute reportedly failed

The US mediation between Lebanon and Israel in a dispute over offshore oil and gas blocks and maritime borders has reportedly failed, Lebanese media reported on Wednesday.

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Slovenia Preparing to Sue Croatia in EU Court Over Territorial Dispute

Slovenia Preparing to Sue Croatia in EU Court Over Territorial Dispute
After Croatia rejected the ruling of the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague as for the disputed parts of the Croatian-Slovenian borders, the Slovenian Foreign Minister announced that the country was preparing to file a lawsuit in the EU court on the matter.

Friday, July 14, 2017

Asserting Sovereignty, Indonesia Renames Part of South China Sea

South China Sea
Indonesia renamed the northern reaches of its exclusive economic zone in the South China Sea as the North Natuna Sea on Friday, the latest act of resistance by Southeast Asian nations to China's territorial ambitions in the maritime region.

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Sisi ratifies deal transferring islands to S Arabia

President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has ratified a controversial 2016 maritime demarcation agreement under which Egypt cedes sovereignty over two strategic Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Egypt parliament agrees island transfer to Saudi Arabia

The Egyptian parliament approved on Wednesday the demarcation of the maritime border with Saudi Arabia, which includes handing over the islands of Tiran and Sanafir located in the Red Sea at the southern entrance of the Gulf of Aqaba to Saudi Arabia.

Sunday, April 2, 2017

Egypt court voids block on islands transfer to Saudis

An Egyptian court ruled on Sunday that a controversial deal to hand over two strategic Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia can go forward, voiding an earlier ruling that blocked the transfer.

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Israel maritime demarcation war declaration: Lebanon

Lebanese Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri said on Thursday that a proposed bill by the Knesset (Israeli parliament) to redefine Israel's maritime economic border with Lebanon means a declaration of war.

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Duterte orders military to tell China that Philippine Sea area ‘is ours,’ but in a friendly way

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered his military to visibly declare ownership of a large area in the Philippine Sea where China’s survey ships were spotted last year – but to do it in a way that would not anger or cause confrontation with Beijing.

Monday, March 6, 2017

Kremlin declines to comment on media reports about licenses for Crimean shelf

Presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov declined to comment on Kommersant article about a little-known oil industry company that obtained a license to develop the Crimean shelf.

North Korea launches four ballistic missiles into East Sea (Sea of Japan)

North Korea launched four ballistic missiles that flew about 1,000 kilometers before falling into Japan's Exclusive Economic Zone, reported officials from Japan and South Korea.

Monday, February 27, 2017

Greek Defense Minister Warns Against Turkish 'Foot' on Disputed Greek Islands

Greece will do everything to prevent Turkey from getting to its territory, Greek Minister of National Defense Panos Kammenos said Sunday, adding that Greece is ready to rebuff Ankara in case of any provocation.

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Egypt's parliament has final say on Red Sea island deal

Egyptian parliament speaker Abdel-Aal said in his first-ever TV interview on Monday that it is parliament that will have the final say on the Red Sea island agreement with Saudi Arabia, despite the recent court ruling voiding the deal.

Monday, January 16, 2017

Egypt's High Administrative Court rejects govt appeal on Red Sea islands deal, confirms Egyptian sovereignty

Egypt’s High Administrative Court upheld on Monday a June decision affirming Egyptian sovereignty over the Red Sea islands of Tiran and Sanafir, rejecting a government appeal against the June decision.
The verdict is final and cannot be appealed.

Friday, November 25, 2016

Border arbitration high on agenda during Croatian FM's Slovenia visit

The new Croatian Foreign Minister Davor Ivo Stier paid a working visit to Slovenia on Friday with the unresolved bilateral issues such as border arbitration and the border fence on top of the agenda, the Slovenian Press Agency (STA) reported.

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