World Court ruling on Bolivia sea access could force Chile to negotiate

The International Court of Justice in The Hague, which settles legal disputes between United Nations member states, is due to announce on Monday its findings in the row, which came to a head after landlocked Bolivia filed a lawsuit in 2013 seeking to force Chile to negotiate access to the Pacific Ocean. If the ICJ rules in favor of Bolivia, it can order Chile into a negotiation of “good faith” with its neighbor. But the question of “good faith” is a thorny one, said Paul Reichler, a Washington-based attorney who specializes in representing states before the ICJ for Foley Hoag law firm.

 

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