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    British Indian Ocean Territory Transnational Issues - 2004
    http://www.immigration-usa.com/wfb2004/british_indian_ocean_territory/british_indian_ocean_territory_issues.html
    SOURCE: 2004 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Disputes - international:
      Mauritius and Seychelles claim the Chagos Archipelago and its former inhabitants, who reside chiefly in Mauritius, but in 2001 were granted UK citizenship and the right to repatriation since eviction in 1965; the UK resists the Chagossians' demand for an immediate return to the islands; repatriation is complicated by the exclusive US military lease of Diego Garcia that restricted access to the largest island in the chain


      NOTE: The information regarding British Indian Ocean Territory on this page is re-published from the 2004 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of British Indian Ocean Territory Transnational Issues 2004 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about British Indian Ocean Territory Transnational Issues 2004 should be addressed to the CIA.

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