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International Disputes

Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)claimed by Argentina whose forces briefly occupied it in 1982, but now declares it will no longer seek settlement by force; UK continues to reject Argentine requests for sovereignty talks
Faroe IslandsFaroese are considering proposals for full independence; Denmark dispute with Iceland over the Faroe Islands fisheries median line boundary of 200 nm; Denmark disputes with Iceland, the UK, and Ireland the Faroe Islands claim extending its continental shelf boundary beyond 200 nm
FranceMadagascar claims Bassas da India, Europa Island, Glorioso Islands, and Juan de Nova Island; Comoros claims Mayotte; Mauritius claims Tromelin Island; territorial dispute between Suriname and French Guiana; territorial claim in Antarctica (Adelie Land); Matthew and Hunter Islands, east of New Caledonia, claimed by France and Vanuatu
French GuianaSuriname claims area between Riviere Litani and Riviere Marouini (both headwaters of the Lawa)
French Polynesianone
French Southern and Antarctic LandsFrench claim to "Adelie Land" in Antarctica is not recognized by the US

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