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Honorable Chairs, Judges and advocates, how we all know, we are here to settle the case between Timor Leste and Australia. The inital problem refered to conflict about access to gas and oil in the subsoil of Timor Sea. It is worth noting that the whole wealth located in Timor Sea is worth around $40 billion. Many contracts had been signed between those two neighbours in order to share access but the real problem begun in 2004 when Australian Secret Intelligenc...