Will the Timor deal go sour?

By Rebecca Strating*

The Minister for Foreign Affairs Julie Bishop and Timor-Leste’s Minister Agio Pereira have signed a historic maritime treaty at the United Nations in New York. The agreement, which came out of UN Compulsory Conciliation (UNCC) proceedings initiated by Timor-Leste, has been construed by a number of media reports as resolving the dispute over the lucrative Greater Sunrise gas field. Unfortunately, the dispute over Greater Sunrise is far from being resolved.

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