The Supreme court of Egypt ruled that the transfer of the Saudi Islands of Tiran and Sanafir located in the Tiran Straits of the red sea. The verdict, which cannot be appealed, puts an end to the proceedings, which lasted from 2016.
«The signature of the official representative of Egypt on the agreement on the Maritime border between Egypt and Saudi Arabia is an act of state sovereignty. Ratification is the prerogative of Parliament,» ruled the Supreme court.
The agreement on the demarcation of the Maritime boundary was approved by Parliament in June 2017, a week later ratified by the President of Egypt Abd al-Fattah al-Sisi. From Saudi Arabia, the agreement was signed by Prince Mohammed bin Salman even before he became the heir to the throne.
The Treaty caused dissatisfaction in Egyptian society, a reflection which began as demonstrations and attempts to challenge the agreement in court. Against the agreement in favor of the Supreme administrative court and the court of for emergency questions.
The verdict is in before the presidential elections at the end of March 2018. We will add that in the coming days for talks in Cairo, arrive the Prince Muhammad bin Salman, who is one of the most influential figures in middle Eastern politics.