The Land, Island and Maritime Frontier Dispute between El Salvador and Honduras
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paragraph 57B in volume 1, chapter 4, The Post-Adjudication Phase

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This long-smouldering dispute between El Salvador and Honduras led to violence and in 1980 the two countries concluded a General Treaty of Peace in which they delimited their land boundary in those sectors in which there was no dispute. In May 1986 they concluded a special agreement for the delimitation of the disputed sectors including the legal situation of the islands and maritime spaces (that related to the Gulf of Fons…

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Malcolm N. Shaw, “The Land, Island and Maritime Frontier Dispute between El Salvador and Honduras”, in: Rosenne's Law and Practice of the International Court: 1920-2015. Consulted online on 26 June 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-5992_rose_COM_0057B>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20161001



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