pelagic fishing) do not apply to the ESC. Therefore, the continental delimitation agreement between Turkey and the separatist « TRNC » is not valid under international law, as the latter party is not a legitimate state entity. It cannot therefore be accepted by doalos as a legal deposit and published in the LSB. As expected, the above development provoked a reaction from the Republic of Cyprus and Greece, whose governments deplored the proposal and found the agreement unacceptable. . . .