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  •  No. Only sovereign territory is sovereign (2+ / 0-)
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    territory.

    Diplomatic missions are covered by a number of treaties and conventions, but they are not - contrary to common belief and Hollywood trope - sovereign extensions of their home country. True extraterritoriality is extremely rare, and itself existing only by specific treaty.

    Non enim propter gloriam, diuicias aut honores pugnamus set propter libertatem solummodo quam Nemo bonus nisi simul cum vita amittit. -Declaration of Arbroath

    by Robobagpiper on Wed Jul 03, 2013 at 07:49:18 AM PDT

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