PCA Holds 1st Session In Maritime Boundary Dispute Commenced By Timor-Leste

(August 31, 2016, 2:02 PM EDT) -- THE HAGUE, Netherlands — The Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) on Aug. 31 said that it held the opening session in a maritime boundary conciliation between the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste and the Commonwealth of Australia, during which the parties made submissions on the background of the dispute (Arbitration under the Timor Sea Treaty [Timor-Leste v. Australia], No. 2013-16, PCA).

(Transcript available. Document #05-160927-003T.)

The PCA said that the Conciliation Commission for the case held an open hearing on Aug. 29 in the compulsory conciliation initiated...
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