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Neutrality
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In international law, neutrality is the legal status of a state that is not participating in a war involving other states. This status carries various rights (e.g. territorial integrity, armed resistance to violations of neutrality) and duties (esp. no military, financial, or other support of any belligerent, sufficient military potential to defend against attacks in peacetime, willingness to allow ships on the high seas to be searched …

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Link, Christoph, “Neutrality”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 24 September 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_COM_024086>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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