Wednesday, 05 December 2012 20:58
Inspired by current case in the ICJ, Bolivia seeks to bring its own complaints against Chile.
Now in the final stages of its legal dispute with Peru, Chile could be facing further litigation as President Evo Morales of Bolivia claims his country is preparing its own offensive regarding maritime access.
“I have met with the director of maritime claims and (our argument) has advanced very far and is almost complete. We will have some consultations to see when, how, and in what moment we will present them” Morales said in an interview with El Deber
A delegation from Bolivia is currently serving as observers for the Chile-Peru case
being heard by the U.N.’s International Court of Justice (ICJ). The case concerns the rights to lucrative fishing waters off the coasts of both countries.
The observations made by the Bolivian delegation will contribute to strategies for their country’s case against Chile.
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