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access only apply to the islands and their territorial waters, but not to the
wider Exclusive Economic Zone. In addition, Norway argues that the
continental shelf is a part of mainland Norway's continental shelf, and
should be governed by the 1958 Continental Shelf Convention. Russia still
disputes this position and considers the Svalbard Treaty to apply to the
entire zone. A Norwegian-Russian agreement on the disputed area in the 62 The
The original signatories include: Australia, Canada, Denmark, France, Italy, Japan,
Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, the United Kingdom (including overseas dominions) and the
United States. There are now over 40 signatories. 50
© Ifri F. Harbo / The European Gas and Oil Market Barents Sea might come before production starts in the Stockman project
Map 4. The disputed Svalbard area in the Barents Sea Source: Regjeringen (Norwegian Government). Avai...
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