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‘Sovereignty’ versus ‘sovereign rights’

‘Sovereignty’ versus ‘sovereign rights’

By Jean Christou VARYING interpretations of comments made by UN Special Adviser Espen Barth Eide with regard to Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone (EEZ) caused not only controversy but some confusion on Wednesday. From a legal perspective, the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) states: “In the exclusive economic zone, the coastal

Greek Cypriot side remains firm

  Published by:http://cyprus-mail.com/2014/11/25/greek-cypriot-side-remains-firm/  By Jean Christou President Nicos Anastasiades on Tuesday met political party leaders ahead of his meeting later with UN Special Adviser Espen Barth Eide where he is due to give an official response for the Greek Cypriot side’s rejection of a proposal for a twin-track process to resolve the hydrocarbons dispute. After

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