Egypt Transnational Issues 1998
SOURCE: 1998 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK
Disputes - international administrative boundary with Sudan does not coincide with international boundary creating the "Hala'ib Triangle," a barren area of 20,580 sq km
a transit point for Southwest Asian and Southeast Asian heroin and opium
moving to Europe and the US; popular transit stop for Nigerian couriers; large
domestic consumption of hashish from Lebanon and Syria
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