Although international law text writers, as well as the delegates to the conferences for the codification of international law, are in general agreement that foreign ships may pass freely through the territorial waters of a state, unanimity is lacking as to the specific rules which apply.
Walker, Peter B.
"What is Innocent Passage?,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 22
, Article 9.
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