Greater Tunb

Greater Tunb:

see Greater and Lesser TunbGreater and Lesser Tunb,
disputed islands, E Persian Gulf. Greater Tunb is approximately 6 sq mi (10 sq km) in area; Lesser Tunb, some 7 mi (11 km) to the west, about 1 sq mi (2 sq km).
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Also on the Bahraini and UAE foreign ministers' claims over the three Iranian islands of Abu Musa, the Greater Tunb and the Lesser Tunb in the Persian Gulf, the Iranian representative reiterated Tehran's sovereignty over the trio islands, and said any claims about the mentioned islands and their administration means interference in Iran's internal affairs and is unacceptable.
The foreign minister was also critical of what he said are Iranian attempts to interfere in the affairs of the Arab states, and was critical of Iran's occupation of three UAE islands -- Greater Tunb, Lesser Tunb and Abu Musa.
Gergash reiterated the UAE's rejection of Iran's continuing occupation of the three disputed islands in the waters of the Arabian Gulf (Abu Musa, Greater Tunb, Lesser Tunb).
The first one the UAE could call its own was Salem Suhail Bin Khamis, a 20-year-old policeman stationed at the Emirati island of Greater Tunb.
s absolute sovereignty over its three islands, Greater Tunb, Lesser Tunb and Abu Mousa.
The Arab League Ministerial Council has reiterated the UAE's absolute sovereignty over its three islands, Greater Tunb, Lesser Tunb and Abu Mousa.
In the same vein, the GCC condemned Tehran's "occupation" of the three islands in the southern Gulf, Abu Musa, Lesser Tunb, and Greater Tunb.
The first among these challenges is the need to put an end to Iranian intervention in the internal affairs of the countries of the region and its occupation of the three Emirati islands: Greater Tunb, Lesser Tunb and Abu Musa," said Shaikh Khalid.
Iran and the UAE are in dispute over ownership of the islands of Abu Musa, Greater Tunb and Lesser Tunb, which lie in the strategic Strait of Hormuz at the entrance to the oil-rich Gulf.
Manama-May-07(BNA)Parliament Chairman Khalifa bin Ahmed Al-Dhahrani today strongly condemned the visit paid by an Iranian Shura Council delegation to the three occupied UAE Islands of Greater Tunb, Lesser Tunb and Abu Mousa.
Salehi's surprise visit comes in the backdrop of a dispute between Iran and the UAE over three Iranian islands in the Persian Gulf - Abu Musa, the Greater Tunb and the Lesser Tunb.
He said the file of the three occupied UAE islands by Iran will be included in the session's agenda and the Parliament will discuss the UAE letter containing its wish to reinsert the item of Iran's occupation of the three islands of Greater Tunb, Lesser Tunb and Abu Moosa, which belong to the United Arab Emirates on the agenda.

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