The agreement of the Turkish Government and Libya signed in 27 November, on the delimitation of the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) in the Eastern Mediterranean Region enacted the Tripoli government under Fagez al Saraz.
The National Government Agreement (GNA) Libya announced today, Sunday, that came into effect the agreement signed with Turkey "on areas of maritime jurisdiction and the military cooperation and security" as transmits the Anadolu agency and other Turkish media.
According to the Ministry of Justice of Libya, the government's International Council asked the competent authorities to give effect to the agreement. The "memorandum" with Turkey will be published in the Libyan government newspaper early 2020.
The agreement was signed on 27 November 2019 and approved by the Turkish Parliament on Thursday.
Turkey - Libya: The text of the Agreement
Based on the text of the agreement was leaked to Turkish media provided the following, like Capital published translated into Greek:
The Government of the Republic of Turkey and the Government of the National Alliance of State-Libya, reaffirming their commitment to the principles and objectives of the United Nations Charter.
THE LIMITS OF YFALOKRIPIDAS AND THE EXCLUSIVE ECONOMIC ZONE
1.Limits of the Continental Shelf and the Exclusive Economic Zone in the Mediterranean between the Turkish Government and the Government of National Alliance-Libyan State starting at "Point A" (34the 16 13.720''n - 026o 19 '11.640''E) and ending at Point B. (34the 09 '07.0''N - 026o 39' 06.3''E).
The two sides have agreed to these limits.
2.The Continental Shelf and the Exclusive Economic Zone limits laid down in Article 1, section 1 This MOU shown in Marine Charter INT 308 (Data source: NE Version Charter 991), scale 1:1 102 000 (Annex 1). The coordinates are shown in the chart in Appendix 1 in the coordinate system. The geographical coordinates referred to in Article 1 this Memorandum of Understanding and are expressed in terms of the World Geodetic System 1984 (WGS’84).
3.The key points of the coordinates used to determine the equilibrium line are shown in Appendix
BRANCHES OF A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING
The annexes mentioned in the second and third paragraphs of Article 1, an integral part of this Memorandum.
With the entry into force of, the Memorandum of Understanding currently registered in the United Nations Secretariat in accordance with Article 102 the United Nations Charter.
Settlement of disputes
1.Any dispute arising between the parties regarding the interpretation or application of this MOU will be settled through diplomatic channels the spirit of mutual understanding and cooperation, according to the article 33 the United Nations Charter.
2.If there are national resources that extend beyond the Exclusive Economic Zone of one side in the Exclusive Economic Zone of the other, Both sides could work together to reach an agreement on the details of the utilization of such resources.
3.If either of the sides involved in negotiations aimed at delimitation of the Exclusive Economic Zone of another Member, this side, before coming to a final agreement with another Member, It should inform and consult with the other side.
AMENDMENT AND REVIEW
Either side may propose an amendment or review of this Memorandum of Understanding through diplomatic channels, if necessary outside Articles 1 and 2. The changes made with the consent of the sides.
ENTRY INTO FORCE
This Memorandum of Understanding shall enter into force from the date of receipt of the last written notification by which the parties inform each other through diplomatic channels of the completion of the legal procedures necessary for the entry into force of the Memorandum of Understanding.
This Memorandum of Understanding done at Istanbul on 27 November 2019 in two original copies in Turkish, Arabic and English, all texts being equally authentic. In case of divergence of interpretation, English shall prevail.