Peru and Chile: a very fishy spat

It’s all about patriotism. Well, and a bit of fishing.

On Monday, Peru and Chile started their oral arguments before the International Court of Justice in The Hague concerning a maritime dispute. Peru filed the case with the ICJ in January 2008, arguing that the maritime border was never established. Chile argues that a fishing agreement from the 1950s works like a treaty and that it already defined the zone.

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Source: Financial Times.

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