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  Malta - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Malta is the smallest EU country in terms of both population and area.
Malta's proximity to the Suez Canal proved to be its main asset during these years, and it was considered to be a most important stop on the way to India.
Under its 1964 constitution, Malta initially retained Queen Elizabeth II as sovereign of Malta, with a Governor-General exercising executive authority on her behalf, but on December 13, 1974 it became a republic within the Commonwealth, with the President as head of state.
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 Foreign relations of Malta - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The NATO subheadquarters in Malta was closed at the request of the government, and the U.S. 6th Fleet discontinued recreational visits to the country.
Malta is an active participant in the United Nations, the Commonwealth, the Council of Europe, OSCE, the Non-Aligned Movement, and various other international organisations.
Malta is a minor trans-shipment point for hashish from North Africa to Western Europe.
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 Malta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-12)
Under its 1964 constitution, Malta initially retained Queen Elizabeth II as sovereign of Malta and a Governor-General exercised executive authority on her behalf, but on December 13, 1974, Malta became a republic within the Commonwealth, with the President as head of state.
Malta and Tunisia are currently discussing the commercial exploitation of the continental shelf between their countries, particularly for oil exploration.
Roman Catholicism is established by law as the official religion of Malta; however, full liberty of conscience and freedom of worship is guaranteed, and a number of faiths have places of worship on the island.
www.bidprobe.com /en/wikipedia/m/ma/malta.html   (933 words)

  
 Category:Foreign relations by country - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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 Malta : MT   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-12)
Malta has been inhabited since around 5200 BC and a significant pre-historic civilisation existed on the islands prior to the arrival of the Phoenicians who named the main island Malat, meaning safe haven.
Under its 1964 constitution, Malta initially retained Queen Elizabeth II as sovereign of Malta and a governor general exercised executive authority on her behalf, but on December 13, 1974, Malta became a republic within the Commonwealth, with executive authority vested in a Maltese president.
Malta's major resources are limestone, a favourable geographic location, and a productive labour force.
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 Malta : Malta und Gozo :: Chetcuti Cauchi Rechtsanwälte :: Anwaltskanzlei, Malta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-12)
Malta is located in the centre of the Mediterranean, 93 km to the south of Sicily and 290 km to the north of Africa, at the crossroads of Southern Europe, North Africa and the Middle East.
Malta is one of the 10 accession countries that are joining the EU in the next round of EU expansion, in May 2004.
Malta is a small archipelago of islands located 93 km south of Sicily at the crossroads of Southern Europe, North Africa and the Middle East.
www.cc-advocates.com /de/malta   (536 words)

  
 SingaporeMoms - Parenting Encyclopedia - Malta
Malta has been inhabited since around 5200 BC and a significant prehistoric civilization existed on the islands, a civilization which predated the Pyramids of Giza by a millenium, prior to the arrival of the Phoenicians who probably named the main island Malat, meaning safe haven.
Malta's proximity to the Suez Canal proved to be its main asset during these years, and it was considered to be a most important outwork to the British dominions in India.
Under its 1964 constitution, Malta initially retained Queen Elizabeth II as sovereign of Malta, with a Governor-General exercising executive authority on her behalf, but on December 13 1974 it became a separate republic within the Commonwealth, with the President as head of state.
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 globalEDGE (TM) | country insights - Government of Malta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-12)
Queen Elizabeth II was sovereign of Malta, and a governor general exercised executive authority on her behalf, while the actual direction and control of the government and the nation's affairs were in the hands of the cabinet under the leadership of a Maltese prime minister.
Malta is host to 18 resident diplomatic missions, and 89 countries have non-resident diplomatic representation.
Malta continues to be an active participant in the United Nations, the Commonwealth (in 2005 Malta will host the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting), the Council of Europe, OSCE, the Non-Aligned Movement, and various other international organizations.
globaledge.msu.edu /IBRD/CountryGovt.asp?CountryID=63&RegionID=2   (964 words)

  
 Background Notes Archive - Europe
Roman Catholicism is established by law as the religion of Malta; however, full liberty of conscience and freedom of worship are guaranteed, and a number of faiths have places of worship on the island.
During this period, Malta was sold and resold to various feudal lords and barons and was dominated successively by the rulers of Swabia, Aquitaine, Aragon, Castile, and Spain.
Queen Elizabeth II was sovereign of Malta, and a governor general exercised executive authority on her behalf, while the actual direction and control of the government and the nation's affairs were in the hands of the cabinet under the leadership of a prime minister.
dosfan.lib.uic.edu /ERC/bgnotes/eur/malta9504.html   (2459 words)

  
 Malta (09/05)
In 1565 Suleiman the Magnificent laid siege to Malta.
Malta maintains an embassy in the United States at 2017 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20008 (202-462-3611).
Malta and the United States established full diplomatic relations upon Malta's independence in 1964; overall relations are currently active and cordial.
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 Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade: Europe Division - Malta Country paper   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-12)
But with the overall alignment of Malta with the EU acquis in the Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP) Malta is required to maintain the orientation of its foreign policy in line with that of the Union.
Malta is also active on environmental issues, in particular oceans governance issues, where it developed the common heritage of mankind concept for the seabed.
Malta has traditionally had close connections with other Mediterranean countries, and had a strong presence in Libya during the period of sanctions and frequently served as a conduit and a transport link to it while the ban existed on air links.
www.mfat.govt.nz /foreign/regions/europe/countrypapers/malta.html   (1000 words)

  
 MALTA STYLES, FASHION AND RESEARCH CENTER   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-12)
In 1808, two-thirds of the cargo consigned from Malta went to Levant and Egypt.
Malta's economy became prosperous from this trade and many artisans, such as weavers, found new jobs in the port industry.
Malta has recently privatised some state-controlled firms and liberalised markets in order to prepare for membership in the European_Union, which it joined on May_1 2004.
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 Foreign & Commonwealth Office Country Profiles
The Republic of Malta is an archipelago of six islands; Malta, Gozo and Comino are inhabited.
Malta was under Arab rule in the 9th and 10th centuries which strengthened the Semitic roots of the Maltese language.
Malta is an active Commonwealth member, represented on the Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group (CMAG) by Foreign Minister Michael Frendo, who assumes the Chairmanship of CMAG in November 2005 for two years.
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 Malta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-12)
Although Malta had been independent since 1964, the British armed forces did not finally leave until March 31, 1979, when the Maltese Prime Minister of the time, Dom Mintoff, demanded they either pay a greater rent for their bases, or withdraw.
Malta joined the European Union on May 1, 2004 after months of heavy campaigning in its traditionally heated political scene.
Malta has two official languages: Maltese and English, but Italian is also widely understood, mainly due to Italian media reaching Malta.
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 wikien.info: Main_Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-12)
In 1530 the islands were given to the Order of Knights of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem by Spain (Aragon having owned the island as part of their Mediterranean empire for some time), who had been driven out of Rhodes by the Ottoman Empire.
This militant monastic order, now known as the "Knights of Malta", withstood a siege by the Ottoman Turks in 1565, after which they increased the fortifications, particularly in the new city of Valletta.
The highest point is the Ta'Dmejrek on Malta Island at 253 m, located near Dingli, but the highest point is not easy to locate, and many locals have no idea where it is.
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 Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Latvia: Relations Between Latvia and Malta
Malta's Minister of Foreign Affairs, Joe Borg, visited Latvia in October 1999; it was followed by an official visit to Malta by Latvia's Minister of Foreign Affairs, Indulis Berzins, in 2000.
A significant event in the relations between both countries was the state visit of the President of Latvia, Vaira Vike-Freiberga, to Malta on 16 to 18 February 2004, which was the first visit in the history of relations between both countries.
Foreign trade balance between Latvia and Malta was positive; it amounted to USD 123,255.
www.am.gov.lv /en?id=4570   (574 words)

  
 Malta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-12)
Malta played a role during World War II, due to its proximity to Axis shipping lanes, and received for its people's bravery the George Cross now seen on its flag.
There also is a growing North African Muslim community of about 2,250 (2001), many of which are married to Maltese nationals.
Malta has two official languages: Maltese (a Semitic language) and English, but Italian is also widely spoken.
www.city-search.org /ma/malta.html   (1124 words)

  
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Following the coup d’ etat against the President of the Republic of Cyprus, Archbishop Makarios, a statement was issued by the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs on behalf of the nine members of the EEC, on 16th July 1974.
In the wake of the Turkish military invasion of Cyprus on July 20, 1974 the nine Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the EEC, issued another statement on 22 July 2001 at the conclusion of a meeting in Brussels.
Following Cyprus’ application for Membership, the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Parliament appointed a rapporteur, the Dutch Liberal MEP W. Berthtens, who was later to be succeeded by Mr.
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 ONLINE - International News Network
MALTA: Foreign Minister Khurshid Mahmood Kasuri Wednesday said that Pakistan had been in the front of international efforts for a stable Afghanistan and had contributed more than any other country for a stable and prosperous'' Afghanistan.
In his address, which was attended by high Maltese dignitaries, members of the press corps and Maltese Parliamentarians, the Foreign Minister said that Pakistan had contributed immensely in the holding of the presidential elections in Afghanistan and would do so again during the forthcoming parliamentary elections.
He said in the National Assembly, the government Opposition ratio was 190 to 150 and it was 56 to 44 in the senate.
www.onlinenews.com.pk /details.php?id=86320   (340 words)

  
 Subject listing
Church–state relations The battles of the thirties and the sixties; church schools, marriage and divorce; the 1980s school war.
External relations and security Foreign relations; Malta’s international role; Malta and the European Union; national security.
Malta’s experience with the single transferable vote (STV) system runs counter to conventional wisdom in some respects, particularly regarding the proliferation of small parties and the representation of women.
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 Malta Immigration & Expat Centre || LEGAL MALTA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-12)
The inward movement of foreigners into the Maltase Islands is regulated by the Chapter 217 of the Laws of Malta: the Immigration Act.
Since the 1960’s, Malta has tried to create an inflow of foreign exchange and to generate foreign income into the Maltese economy.
For this reason, Malta has continued with its policy of attracting foreigners of a certain level of financial standing to settle in Malta.
www.legal-malta.com /immigration   (173 words)

  
 WIRED TEMPLES - Malta on the Web: Malta - China relations
Malta was among the first European countries to establish diplomatic relations with China.
In 1985, Chinahelped Malta build Marsaxokk Breakwater (funded by Malta), a project which has made great contribution over the years to the maintenance of Malta's free port.
China gave Malta 3 million yuan assistance gratis respectively in the year of 1997, 1999, 2000, 2001 and 2002.
www.maltamedia.net /wt/2005/02/malta-china-relations.html   (327 words)

  
 Malta Bilateral relations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-12)
Political relations between the Federal Republic of Germany and the Republic of Malta have been close and amicable ever since the establishment of diplomatic relations in 1965 and the opening of a German embassy in Malta.
Malta's accession to the European Union on 1 May 2004 will make for even closer relations as a whole.
Germany and Malta have a good record of close cultural cooperation agreed on in 1974.
www.auswaertiges-amt.de /www/en/laenderinfos/laender/laender_ausgabe_html?type_id=14&land_id=105   (390 words)

  
 Malta Banking Eu - Offshore Investments, Offshore Banking
Malta gained its Malta must end its excessive subsidies, tariffs, levies on imported goods, and state-owned monopolies, all of which are incompatible with EU rules.
In Malta, there are two supervisory authorities in the area of banking.
Malta / Cyprus EU Membership Report laundering and the need for Malta to update banking supervision and relative legislation to EU standards.
www.offshore-resources.net /maltabankingeu.htm   (300 words)

  
 Dip Relations Malta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-12)
The Government of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas and the Government of Malta are fully convinced that the establishment of diplomatic relations corresponds to the interests of both States and will strengthen international peace and security.
The two Parties further agreed that their diplomatic relations shall be guided by the provision of the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations of 18 April 1961.
The establishment of formal relations with Malta is a part of the Bahamas Government’s long-term foreign policy of fostering closer partnerships with like-minded countries in all corners of the globe.
www.un.int /bahamas/dip_relations_malta.htm   (421 words)

  
 Tucson Committee on Foreign Relations
The Tucson Committee on Foreign Relations was established in 1965 as a result of nationwide initiatives taken by the Council on Foreign Relations in New York.
Members of the Tucson Committee on Foreign Relations include men and women who are leaders and opinionmakers from a large area of Southern Arizona, in professions including but not limited to business, education, law, medicine, government, media, international trade, academe, and the military.
The operating funds of the Tucson Committee on Foreign Relations are derived primarily from membership dues.
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 Foreign Affairs Ministries on the Web: Library and Links: Jeannette Rankin Library Program: U.S. Institute of Peace
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Cooperation (Burkina Faso)
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Culture (Costa Rica)
Department of Foreign Affairs and Overseas Embassies, Consulates, and Missions (Federated States of Micronesia)
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 Malta : About Malta :: Chetcuti Cauchi Advocates :: Law Firm, Malta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-12)
Flights to and from Malta are available from most of the major European cites.
Operators to Malta include AirMalta, British Airways, Alitalia, Lufthansa, Emirates, Tuninter amongst many other charter operators.
There are no domestic or foreign policy issues which threaten Malta's stability or integrity.
www.cc-advocates.com /malta   (603 words)

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