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Synonyms for sovereignty

Synonyms for sovereignty

the right and power to command, decide, rule, or judge

the condition of being politically free

Synonyms for sovereignty

government free from external control

royal authority


the authority of a state to govern another state

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He cited Article XII, Section 2 of the Charter, which states that: "The State shall protect the nation's marine wealth in its archipelagic waters, territorial sea, and exclusive economic zone, and reserve its use and enjoyment exclusively to Filipino citizens." "The Philippines has exclusive sovereign right to exploit all the fish, oil, gas and other mineral resources in its exclusive economic zone.
'Singapore respects the sovereign right of other States to determine their own legal systems and expects the same in return,' read the statement.
The Russian deputy foreign minister reiterated that Iran's missile program lies within sovereign rights of a state to develop its defense capabilities.
And she said it "has the sovereign right to decide how it will proceed in this vital sphere."
The protection of the sovereign rights of the state of BiH is not a question for one man or one nation, but the constitutional and legal obligation of all the representatives and institutions of BiH.
And yet, according to the original treaties that underpinned German colonialism in Southwest Africa, some sovereign rights over the diamond fields lay with a colonial company --the Deutsche Kolonialgesellschaft fur Sudwestafrika--rather than with the German state proper.
He added in statements to Greek media outlets on Monday that conducting studies and digging for oil in the zone is a sovereign right for Turkey and the Egyptian-Cypriot agreement is legally void.
"Bahrain has exercised its sovereign right, which is guaranteed by international charters, covenants and relevant UN resolutions," said the National Institution of Human Rights (NIHR).
He said Pakistan's security was so important and we have to maintain as our fundamental sovereign right.
At his weekly news briefing here on Friday, Foreign Office Spokesperson Nafees Zakaria pointed out that border between the two countries is clearly demarcated and Pakistani teams were conducting the census drive in its own area which is our sovereign right.
"Bahrain has the full sovereign right to take any measures it deems suitable to prevent promotion, through these contacts, of internal group that justify, instigate and commit violence and use their foreign connections to present false and distorting information about Bahrain," the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement on Tuesday.
They proclaim that the sovereign right to be free from international intervention in domestic affairs permits them unfettered discretion within their territory.
While talking about Kyrgyzstan's entry into the Customs Union, the Prime Minister of Kazakhstan said this is a sovereign right of every state to make such decision.
He made it clear at the same time that Cyprus has the sovereign right to enter into bilateral agreements.
(99) Thus, it was only because of Brennan CJ's declaration in WMC that the Crown did not acquire a radical title beyond low-water mark that Merkel J distinguished between the Crown's radical title to land and the Crown's paramount or 'sovereign right' (100) to the sea.