Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Arbitration Begins Regarding Oil-Rich Sudanese Region

The Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) begins oral pleadings in dispute over oil-rich Abyei region in Central Sudan. The region straddles the border between Northern (Khartoum) Sudan and Southern (Darfur) Sudan and holds over 70% of the nation's oil reserves.
The tribunal is mandated to deliver - within 90 days - a final and binding judgment on Khartoum’s claim that the ABC exceeded its own mandate in its ruling on the boundaries of Abyei, which it delivered in July 2005.
link to article
link to PCA

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