According to the International Intelligence Sources and Information, some foreigners and giant oil producer are helping the Ivory Coast on the border dispute with the Ghana over “Oil War” with the hope that their help will gain some profits to them if Ivory Coast succeeds.
A disputed maritime space which is the main cause of war between the two nations is turned over into new arguments after the both countries has appealed to the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) to find out the right owner of the Ivorian territorial maritime boundary with Ghana if the current discussion in Accra fails.
According to the reports from the Israeli Intelligence, Alassane Ouattara, The President of Ivory Coast wants a final discussion with the Ghana officials but with his conditions as soon as possible likely before the June 2014.
There are possibilities that this time around the discussion will bring some results between the Ghana and Ivory Coast conflict, but there are fears for the Ghanaians about changes in the maritime boundary separation may cause them to lose Deepwater Tano Block to the Ivory Coast.
According to the same intelligence reports, the President of Ivory Coast, Allassane Ouattara is taking help from France and some other giant oil producer to claim Ghana’s oil.
But on the other hand, Ernest Kofi Abotsi, a Law lecturer at GIMPA said Ghana has to take some vital steps towards solving this dispute with her neighbour.
He added, without further delay, Ghanaian Government should put up a meeting for a team that include, geologists, lawyers and oceanographers to find out the solution created by Ivory coast for the oil-rich C100 maritime space lying between the two countries and thought to contain 2 billion barrels of oil and 1.2 trillion cubic feet of natural gas.
For the moment, Alhaji Inusah Fuseini, Ghana’s Minister of Lands and Natural Resources made sure that the disputed maritime border issue will be solved between the both nations by June 2014.
Alhaji Fuseini later added, a meeting has been scheduled between the officers of the both countries from November 26 to November 28 at a boundary on the high sea – Pillar 55.
Talking to the media he said, after when the officers will meet, they will go together to the site to know about the geographical coordinates of the boundary Post 55.
The Lands and Natural Resources Minister announced, two meetings held in Accra over this matter, now the officials have agreed to hold two meetings in Abidjan.
And according to Alhaji Fuseini, the upcoming meetings will be held in January and March next year.
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