First of all, The Principality of Sealand is an unofficial state, which
was created in 1967 by Paddy Roy Bates and today the Sealand is belong to his son, who name is Michael Bates. Nowadays,
the situation of Sealand’s sovereignty is a controversial
issue in the world, but I consider that The Principality of Sealand is
not a sovereign state, which is able to
exist like a country, because of several reasons which will be provided below.

At first, According to Michael and Rose interview, Michael said that
they did not need recognition, with the aim to become a state, as the
Principality of Sealand is suited for all
criteria of Montevideo Convention on the Rights and Duties of States, such as
definite territory, constant population, proper government and capability to
negotiate with other countries (Eveleth, 2015). However, the Montevideo
Convention on the Rights and Duties of States is referring to those countries, which are the member of this
convention, on this situation these countries are from North and South America
continents. Consequently, in my opinion, the Principality of Sealand is not
able to attribute to this Montevideo
Convention, because this convention is referred
only to Americas’s states. Therefore, the
Principality of Sealand does not have a legal
foundation to become a sovereign
and official state in the world. It is
important to mention that at the same
time, the Principality of Sealand has an independent, which means that they are
able to perform almost any activity and the good evidence is national symbols,
own currency, documents and illegal
business. Notwithstanding, I think that world recognition is the main factor to be a sovereign state in the world level, as countries are based on
their relations on cooperation with each other and recognition is one of the
main criteria, If the Principality of Sealand is going to be a sovereign country,   

In conclusion, to my mind, the Principality of Sealand is an independent
in their action, as they are able to commit actions, within their state and
there are no countries, which could have
an impact the Sealand. However, in spite of, self-support of the Principality
of Sealand, it does not have world
recognition, which is very important for existing as a sovereign state in modern politics and relationships between states. 

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