Nigeria, Cameroon Settle Decades Old Border Dispute in Oil-Rich Atlantic

Nigeria, Cameroon Settle Decades Old Border Dispute in Oil-Rich Atlantic

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“After decades of sometimes bloody disputes over the Bakassi Peninsula, Cameroon and Nigeria have settled their long-disputed maritime border, ending years of uncertainty as to who owns sections of Africa’s oil-rich Gulf of Guinea. “Today is a glorious and remarkable day, a milestone in the history of Cameroon-Nigeria relations,” the Nigerian delegation head told Reuters (see full report) after the ceremony on Friday.”

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