More than thirteen decades after Chile annexed Bolivia's coastal regions, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) denied Bolivia's longstanding claim that Chile had undertaken a legal obligation to negotiate granting it sovereign access to the Pacific Ocean.
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- 1904 Treaty of Peace and Friendship (Bolivia-Chile)
- International Court of Justice
- intention to be legally bound
- obligation to negotiate