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United Arab Emirates Transnational Issues 2011
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SOURCE: 2011 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


















United Arab Emirates Transnational Issues 2011
SOURCE: 2011 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on January 13, 2011

Disputes - international:
boundary agreement was signed and ratified with Oman in 2003 for entire border, including Oman's Musandam Peninsula and Al Madhah enclaves, but contents of the agreement and detailed maps showing the alignment have not been published; Iran and UAE dispute Tunb Islands and Abu Musa Island, which Iran occupies

Illicit drugs:
the UAE is a drug transshipment point for traffickers given its proximity to Southwest Asian drug-producing countries; the UAE's position as a major financial center makes it vulnerable to money laundering; anti-money-laundering controls improving, but informal banking remains unregulated


NOTE: The information regarding United Arab Emirates on this page is re-published from the 2011 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of United Arab Emirates Transnational Issues 2011 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about United Arab Emirates Transnational Issues 2011 should be addressed to the CIA.






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