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    Indonesia Transnational Issues - 2004

      Disputes - international:
      East Timor-Indonesia Boundary Committee continues to meet, survey and delimit land boundary, but several sections of the boundary remain unresolved; Indonesia and East Timor contest the sovereignty of the uninhabited coral island of Palau Batek/Fatu Sinai, which hinders a decision on a southern maritime boundary; numbers of East Timor refugees in Indonesia refuse repatriation; the Australia-East Timor 1999 maritime delimitation establishes partial maritime boundaries over part of the Timor Gap, but temporary resource-sharing agreements over an unreconciled area hamper creation of a shared maritime boundary with Indonesia; ICJ's award of Sipadan and Ligitan islands to Malaysia in 2002 prompted Indonesia to assert claims to and to establish a presence on its smaller outer islands; Indonesian secessionists, squatters and illegal migrants create repatriation problems for Papua New Guinea

      Illicit drugs:
      illicit producer of cannabis largely for domestic use; possible growing role as transshipment point for Golden Triangle heroin

      NOTE: The information regarding Indonesia 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 Indonesia Transnational Issues 2004 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Indonesia Transnational Issues 2004 should be addressed to the CIA.

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