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Palestinians take action to demarcate maritime borders

Palestinian officials are discussing demarcating their maritime borders with the Arab League and the United Nations, threatening to resort to international courts should Israel refuse to cooperate.
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GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — The state of Palestine has taken legal and procedural steps to demarcate its maritime borders. On Oct. 8, Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki handed Arab League Secretary-General Ahmed Aboul Gheit a legal file on the demarcation prepared by the Palestinian government.

This move, which aims to reinforce the status of the Palestinian state around the world, is part of a series of actions taken by the Palestinian government in recent years in this direction.

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