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    British Indian Ocean Territory Transnational Issues - 2006
    https://theodora.com/wfbcurrent/british_indian_ocean_territory/british_indian_ocean_territory_issues.html
    SOURCE: 2006 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Disputes - international:
      Mauritius and Seychelles claim the Chagos Archipelago including Diego Garcia; in 2001 the former inhabitants of the Chagos Archipelago, evicted in 1965 and now residing chiefly in Mauritius, were granted UK citizenship and the right to repatriation; the UK resists the Chagossians' demand for an immediate return to the islands; repatriation is complicated by the exclusive US military lease of Diego Garcia that restricts access to the largest island in the chain;


      NOTE: The information regarding British Indian Ocean Territory on this page is re-published from the 2006 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of British Indian Ocean Territory Transnational Issues 2006 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about British Indian Ocean Territory Transnational Issues 2006 should be addressed to the CIA.

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