sovereign state

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SOVEREIGN STATE. One which governs itself independently of any foreign power.

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This was contained in a statement by the leader of the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra, Comrade Uchenna Madu and made available to newsmen.
Let the word ring out in clear terms that Pakistan is a sovereign state and is not in the habit of taking notices from anyone, let alone the US,' Rabbani said this while addressing the six-nation Speakers' Conference which began here today.
There is also no legally established mechanism for who determines whether a territory becomes a sovereign state.
Speaker of Federation Council Valentina Matvienko pointed out that the US missile strike in Syria was a serious violation of the international law and an act of aggression against a sovereign state, Sputnik reported.
The reactions of the international community to this law underscore the need to adhere to the centuries old position held by states that no sovereign state, relying on arbitrary standards as means of applying political and economic pressure, may impose its jurisdiction on another sovereign state.
Today, we cannot ignore what is doing the aggressor against our sovereign state and people of this sovereign state," said Volodymyr Groysman.
Our Sovereign State has not looked kindly at the Celtic Countries under its control, recently it has cut all grants to the Cornish Language which was given originally as part of the European Minority Language Charter.
The bottom line is as a sovereign state, we have an agreement with another sovereign state.
In an official statement on the occasion of International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, Nigerien Minister of Foreign Affairs reiterated his government's "profound support for the rights of the Palestinian people to self-determination and the establishment of its sovereign state.
By Daniel Juol Nhomngek January 25, 2014 - South Sudan became a sovereign State on 9th July, 2011 when its flag was raised and Sudan flag was lowered with hypocritical blessing from the UN and its members to join the union of the civilized nations.
Scots are to decide in a referendum on September 18 on whether to become an independent sovereign state, ending some 300 years of union with the rest of Britain.
Many were your colleagues, he pointed out, who gave up their lives so that the Republic of Cyprus can be today an independent, sovereign state.