Fiji Troops Could Become Guards Of Strategic UAE Oil Assets

Fijian soldiers may become guards of strategic assets in the United Arab Emirates under a memorandum of understanding the two countries are to sign after current negotiations conclude, Fijian media report. The most likely assets to be guarded by Fijian troops will, of course, be the Emirates’ oil fields. Most of the oil in the Gulf state are concentrated in Abu Dhabi, with reserves at 92.2 billion barrels out of the Emirates’ total 97.8 billion barrels. Last year, the UAE’s Supreme Petroleum Council announced new discoveries had…