naval blockade

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the interdiction of a nation's lines of communication at sea by the use of naval power

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Should the United States and its followers try to enforce the naval blockade against our country, we will see it as an act of war and respond with merciless self-defensive counter-measures, as we have warned repeatedly," Korean Central News Agency reported on Friday, citing a foreign ministry spokesperson, according to CBC.
We will regard the naval blockade of the United States and its followers as an act of violence against the sacred sovereignty and dignity of the Republic of Korea and as another public declaration of war," the Rodong Sinmun, North Korea's ruling communist party newspaper, said in a commentary.
While China might continue to provide such supplies across the long Chinese-North Korean land border, a naval blockade would increase pressure on Beijing to comply with existing UN sanctions, as any illegal imports would be obvious proof of Chinese violations.
OCCUPIED JERUSALEM: The Israeli navy Wednesday intercepted a boat carrying pro-Palestinian female activists trying to break Israel's naval blockade of the Gaza Strip and said it was escorting the vessel ashore.
Under the deal, the naval blockade of Gaza, which Ankara had wanted lifted, remains in force, although humanitarian aid can continue to be transferred to Gaza via Israeli ports.
Summary: Libya and Egypt asked the United Nations Security Council on Wednesday to lift an arms embargo on Libya, impose a naval blockade on areas not under government control and help build the country's army to tackle Islamic State and other militants.
protesters called for ending the Israeli naval blockade and establishing a
Mavi Marmara is a Turkish ship that was stormed by commandos enforcing the Israeli naval blockade of the Palestinian-governed Gaza Strip and resulted in the deaths of eight Turkish nationals and one Turkish-American activist in May 2010.
Nagku-conduct na ng extensive search and naval blockade ang ating AFP para matingnan ang mga suspected seacraft.
Tripoli, Jumada I 10, 1435, Mar 11, 2014, SPA --The Libyan parliament passed a no-confidence vote against Prime Minister Ali Zeidan Tuesday after a tanker laden with oil from a rebel-held port broke through a naval blockade, dpa reported.
Relations between Ankara and Jerusalem strained after an IOF raid on the Mavi Marmara, the Turkish-owned ship in May 2010 to enforce a naval blockade of the Gaza Strip.
The IHH came to prominence in May 2010 when Israeli marines stormed its Mavi Marmara ship to enforce a naval blockade of the Palestinian-run Gaza Strip and killed nine Turks in clashes with activists.
Netanyahu has long held out on handing over such an apology given that the Mavi Marmara sought to break Israel's naval blockade and that IDF soldiers were brutally attacked when they boarded the ship.
OCCUPIED AL QUDS (TAP) - A ship carrying pro-Palestinian activists seeking to breach Israel's naval blockade on Gaza has "come under attack" shortly after being approached by Israeli vessels, a spokeswoman said on Saturday.
An Istanbul court approved indictments against four senior Israeli military figures for involvement in a deadly raid on a Turkish passenger vessel trying to breach Israel's naval blockade of Gaza in May 2010.
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