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Current Issues Of The Law Of The Sea And Their Relevance To Cyprus

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Cyprus is an island surrounded in three directions by continental states and, to the west, by the Greek islands of Crete, Rhodes and Carpathos, in no direction reaching 400 miles. One issue about the Law of the Sea is the Arctic, which is thawing as a result of global warming, and the extension of the continental shelf by the riparian states which are the Russian Federation, Canada, Norway, United States through Alaska and Denmark through Greenland. Another issue is that of piracy at sea, especially off the coast of Somalia. Turkey, a non-party to the 1982 Convention, asserts that its EEZ extends half way between the south coast of Anatolia to Egypt's coast in the Mediterranean, encroaching on Cyprus's EEZ, as agreed with Egypt in a valid agreement on the basis of the 1982 Convention to which Cyprus and Egypt are state parties is another issue.

Keywords: 1982 Convention; Arctic; Cyprus; Egypt; Greek; Law of the sea; Mediterranean; Turkey

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