The Republic of Ireland is involved in a number of outstanding international disputes. Historically the state has been involved in a dispute with the United Kingdom (UK) over the status of Northern Ireland. However both nations concluded the Belfast Agreement on the issue in 1998 and now co-operate closely to find a solution to the regions problems.
The Republic of Ireland is also a party to the Rockall continental shelf dispute that also involves Denmark, Iceland, and the UK. The Republic and the UK have signed a boundary agreement in the Rockall area.
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