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Guyana gives assurances to Exxon to keep exploring for oil, despite Venezuela's threats

Thursday, June 25th 2015 - 07:22 UTC
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Venezuela’s recent claim on Guyana’s maritime territory is a “legal absurdity” and US oil firm ExxonMobil will continue to work as scheduled, President David Granger has said. Labeling Caracas’ claim as the worst intrusion the country has ever had on its sovereignty, the President said his government has made its position on the claim by Venezuela clear to the oil company. Read full article


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  • Conqueror

    Shouldn't really be a problem. Refer to the ICJ judgment concerning argieland -v- UK/Falkland Islands. Ooops, a case argieland doesn't dare start.

    Jun 25th, 2015 - 12:00 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Klingon

    Jun 25th, 2015 - 03:13 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Pugol-H

    Doubt very much that Venezuela will agree to the ICJ hearing the case, or any other mediation for that matter.

    After all they don’t want to give Guyana any platform to put their case, soon be describing them as “not a people but an implanted population who have no say in the matter”.

    Unity S. American style.

    Jun 25th, 2015 - 03:22 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • downunder

    It will be interesting to see where “South American solidarity” lands on this one.

    Jun 26th, 2015 - 07:58 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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