The Gulf of Fonseca has been the main target of battle between Honduras, Nicaragua and El Salvador, primarily as a consequence of catches of fishermen that transcend the bounds of 1 nation or one other. / FileDEM.
El Salvador has not but accepted the Final Sentence of The Hague, which ratifies the correct of Honduras to exit to the Pacific, even rejects the HN-Nicaragua treaty that accepts the judgment of The Hague ”. Statement from the Presidency of Honduras.
According to the Honduran president, Juan Orlando Hernández, El Salvador confirmed its “Full rejection of the validity of the treaty” Through an announcement that the Salvadoran authorities despatched to the Organization of American States (OAS) on December 13 of final 12 months.
The Government of El Salvador expresses its full rejection of the validity of mentioned treaty … and of any authorized impact thereof, for contravening standard and customary worldwide legislation, in addition to the provisions of the Judgment of the International Court of Justice (ICJ ) of September 11, 1992, within the land, insular and maritime border dispute, specifically that any delimitation of the related areas, that’s, the Gulf of Fonseca and the waters exterior it, should be carried out by the three States in response to a global legislation settlement ”. Statement from the Government of El Salvador.
Likewise, he argued that he doesn’t settle for the treaty for comprise evident defects of nullity, by pretending to create in an illegitimate manner and in contravention of the provisions of the mentioned Judgment of the International Court of Justice, obligations for the State of El Salvador, with out its data or consent.
In this sense, Juan Orlando Hernández inspired El Salvador the treaty that ratifies the exit of Honduras to the Pacific, as a substitute of doubling its military and buying new weapons.
We encourage El Salvador to assist the Bicentennial treaty signed by Honduras and Nicaragua, as a substitute of doubling its military, buying new weapons, and making an attempt to divide its neighbors. ” President of Honduras, Juan Orlando Hernández.
The President of El Salvador, Nayib Bukele, by way of social networks, had already assured that he wouldn’t signal the “geopolitical treaty with Ortega”, since he can be the goal of criticism from “Democrats in the White House” if he ratified the settlement.
Last Wednesday, October 27, the Governments of Honduras and Nicaragua signed the “Treaty of limits between the Republic of Nicaragua and the Republic of Honduras in the Caribbean Sea and waters outside the Gulf of Fonseca” settlement that acknowledges the sovereignty of Honduras over the Gulf of Fonseca, likewise, which features a improvement plan for it.
In the settlement known as “integrationist treaty” each presidents mentioned they settle for and abide by the bounds established between Honduras and Nicaragua within the Caribbean Sea drawn up by the ICJ within the judgment of October 8, 2007.
According to the textual content, the Court of The Hague “urged the parties to negotiate in good faith the line of delimitation of the remaining territorial sea between the point of the land border established by the award of the King of Spain in 1906 and the point of the maritime border established by the Court”.
El Salvador nonetheless doesn’t settle for the Final Sentence of The Hague – which ratifies the correct of Honduras to exit to the Pacific – till it rejects the HN-Nicaragua treaty that accepts the Sentence of The Hague. Our presence right now in Managua demonstrates how important its relationship with Nicaragua is for HN. pic.twitter.com/BPAbslS5e5
– Juan Orlando H. (@JuanOrlandoH) January 10, 2022