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  • Unresolved Territorial Disputes: The Tunbs and Abu Musa in the Gulf

    Unresolved Territorial Disputes: The Tunbs and Abu Musa in the Gulf

    October 4, 2013

    Last week, the Foreign Minister of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed, renewed his country’s demand for the restoration of sovereignty over three islands in the Persian Gulf region. Responding to the statement by the UAE, Iran’s representative reiterated his country’s full sovereignty over the islands and categorically rejected any claims to the contrary. The legal dispute about ownership and sovereignty of the three islands is based on rival historical claims by both sides.

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  • Embassy Centennial Book Project: Canada, Nicaragua, Peru and the United Arab Emirates

    Embassy Centennial Book Project: Canada, Nicaragua, Peru and the United Arab Emirates

    October 3, 2013

    The Peace Palace Centenary celebrations may have come to an end on September 21, but it cannot be said about the Embassy Centennial Book Project. This book project is still in full gear. This month, we have received generous donations from the Embassies of Canada, Nicaragua, Peru and the United Arab Emirates. Find out which books are now part of our national law collection!

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