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Shaikh ZayidIssues Law On Territorial Waters

The UAE PresidentShaikh Zayid ibn Sultan Al Nuhayyan on 23 October issued a law defining theterritorial waters of the state. The law, which was approved by the UAEGovernment in July (MEES, 12 July), sets the width of the territorial watersinside the Gulf and in the Gulf of Oman at 12 nautical miles and that of anadjacent zone at 24 nautical miles. It also sets an exclusive economic zone of200 nautical miles and a...