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neutral state

In international law, a state that pursues a policy of neutrality during war. See also neutrality.
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The Germans among us might kill all the English, or the English might kill the last German, without affecting in the slightest degree either the outcome of even the smallest skirmish upon the western front or the opinion of a single individual in any belligerent or neutral country.
She looked about her as if she had called up a legion of human beings, all hostile and all disagreeable, who encircled the table, with mouths gaping for blood, and made it appear a little island of neutral country in the midst of the enemy's country.
Speaking on the siege, the envoy said,"Portugal is a neutral country, that recognises the just, the fair and the unfair.
Another option is for Pakistan and India to grant independence to disputed areas under their control and let Kashmir emerge as a neutral country.
He said: "As a small neutral country with no history of colonialism, and as a country at the heart of Europe, Ireland plays a leadership role when it comes to peacekeeping around the world.
Eventually, Horn will be lured into fighting Pacquiao once more and it could be in a neutral country with the potential of reaching an audience of over 100 million.
The radical measure was one of a series he unveiled at a press conference this morning as part of French president Emmanuel Macron's plans to make France a carbon neutral country by 2050.
Fifa is, of course, based in Switzerland, a neutral country, which was insulated from the horrors of two world wars, which saw thousands of brave men and women, some of them footballers, lose their lives in the fight for a free world.
BEIRUT, May 24 (KUNA) -- Visiting Swiss Foreign Minister Didier Burkhalter said Tuesday that his country, known as the world's oldest neutral country, gives up its neutral policy when it comes to the combat against terrorism.
The Swiss minister for his part said, "Switzerland is not a neutral country as concerning facing terror, yet Switzerland does not interfere in what is occurring between two countries.
Our nation should become independent and maybe consider becoming a neutral country.
The Test series between England and Pakistan got underway this week, but which neutral country is hosting the three-match series?