Equatorial Guinea Transnational Issues 1998
SOURCE: 1998 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK
Disputes - international maritime boundary dispute with Gabon because of disputed sovereignty over islands in Corisco Bay; maritime boundary dispute with Nigeria because of disputed jurisdiction over oil-rich areas in the Gulf of Guinea
On 29 May 1991, ISAIAS Afworki, secretary general of the People's Front
for Democracy and Justice (PFDJ), which then served as the country's legislative
body, announced the formation of the Provisional Government in Eritrea (PGE)
in preparation for the 23-25 April 1993 referendum on independence for the
Autonomous Region of Eritrea; the referendum resulted in a landslide vote
for independence, which was proclaimed on 27 April 1993.
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