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Qatar Rejects Bahrain's Demand for a Joint Petition to ICJ on BorderDispute

The Qatari Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued a statement on 3 July rejectingBahrain's demand that the two countries should file a joint petition with theInternational Court of Justice (ICJ) at the Hague to settle their border dispute over the Hawar islands and other reefs lying between them. Qatar appealedto the ICJ in July 1991 for a ruling on the demarcation of the borders betweenthe...