Blockade

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Blockade

The act of preventing food, medicine, materials and/or other supplies from entering or leaving a country. A blockade occurs when one country sends its military and sets up a perimeter, disallowing the blockaded supplies from being exported or imported. A blockade is an act of war and is obviously disruptive to international trade.
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The objectives of its navy are: (1) protecting Israeli commerce at sea from foreign fleets; (2) preventing a possible naval blockade of Israeli ports during wartime; (3) blockading enemy ports during wartime; and (4) blockading the coast fines of former Israeli territories from which national security threats to Israel arose.
the naval blockade as a distinct legal measure was imposed
and EU have designated Hamas a terrorist organization, and supported Israel's imposing the naval blockade.
Erdogan wants Israel to end its land and naval blockade of the Gaza Strip.
Although he never fought in a naval battle, as assistant of the Navy, Fox was largely responsible for the success of the Union naval blockade of the South during the Civil War.
Once again, the limited range of the Pakistan Air Force's aircraft precludes Pakistan's ability to break any such naval blockade.
That is what Congress is preparing to do through a resolution calling for a de facto naval blockade in the Persian Gulf to prohibit Iran from importing refined petroleum products.
blockade against Japan was so tight that "it may have been the most effective naval blockade in history.
After meeting in an emergency session, the Security Council unanimously condemned the test and began negotiations on imposing tougher sanctions against North Korea, which may include anything from an arms ban to a naval blockade.
Israel yesterday lifted its nearly two-month-old naval blockade of Lebanon after European warships began patrolling off the coast to prevent the entry of weapons for Hezbollah guerrillas, the head of the UN peacekeeping force in Lebanon said.
However the naval blockade is to stay in place until international forces take over, in coordination with the United Nations.
The Israeli air and naval blockade of Lebanon had added to the economic suffering of the country as it starts to rebuild.

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