Tomorrow, the International Court of Justice in the Hague (ICJ) will deliver its judgment on the maritime dispute facing Chile and Peru by a triangle of 38,000 square kilometers in the Pacific for six years.
“It’s been a war without weapons, but finally, a war,” says a Chilean diplomat.
The Chilean President, Sebastián Piñera, announced they will wait for the judgment with key members of the Cabinet in the Palacio de La Moneda. Likewise, the Peruvian ruler, Ollanta Humala, who also hopes the opinion along with his ministers at the Palace Pizarro, confirmed that his country will comply with the opinion that the ICJ set.
The ICJ must pronounce on the existence or not of maritime boundaries and the terrestrial setting of the starting point of the border, what could correspond to Peru a small territory of less than 4 hectares.