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Timor-Leste Transnational Issues 2008
https://allcountries.org/wfb2008/timorleste/timorleste_issues.html
SOURCE: 2008 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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Disputes - international:
Timor-Leste-Indonesia Boundary Committee has resolved all but a small portion of the land boundary, but discussions on maritime boundaries are stalemated over sovereignty of the uninhabited coral island of Pulau Batek/Fatu Sinai in the north and alignment with Australian claims in the south; many refugees who left Timor-Leste in 2003 still reside in Indonesia and refuse repatriation; Australia and Timor-Leste 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

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

Illicit drugs:
NA


NOTE: The information regarding Timor-Leste on this page is re-published from the 2008 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Timor-Leste Transnational Issues 2008 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Timor-Leste Transnational Issues 2008 should be addressed to the CIA.



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