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2 Illicit drugs
Disputes - international\nEgypt asserts its claim to the "Hala'ib Triangle," a barren area of 20,580 km² under partial Sudanese administration that is defined by an administrative boundary which supersedes the treaty boundary of 1899.
Illicit drugs\na transit point for Southwest Asian and Southeast Asian heroin and opium moving to Europe, Africa, and the US; popular transit stop for Nigerian couriers.
Misc.\nAfter seven years, the United States and Egypt re-established diplomatic relations on February 28, 1974.