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    East Timor Transnational Issues - 2007
    http://www.theodora.com/wfbcurrent/east_timor/east_timor_issues.html
    SOURCE: 2007 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Disputes - international:
      UN Mission of Support in East Timor (UNMISET) has maintained about 1,000 peacekeepers in East Timor since 2002; East Timor-Indonesia Boundary Committee continues to meet, survey, and delimit the land boundary, but several sections of the boundary especially around the Oekussi enclave remain unresolved; Indonesia and East Timor contest the sovereignty of the uninhabited coral island of Pulau Batek/Fatu Sinai, which prevents delimitation of the northern maritime boundaries; many refugees who left East Timor in 2003 still reside in Indonesia and refuse repatriation; Australia and East Timor agreed in 2005 to defer the disputed portion of the boundary for 50 years and to split hydrocarbon revenues evenly outside the Joint Petroleum Development Area covered by the 2002 Timor Sea Treaty; dispute with Australia has hampered creation of a southern maritime boundary with Indonesia

      Refugees and internally displaced persons:
      IDPs: 150,000 (2006)

      Illicit drugs:
      NA


      NOTE: The information regarding East Timor on this page is re-published from the 2007 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of East Timor Transnational Issues 2007 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about East Timor Transnational Issues 2007 should be addressed to the CIA.

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