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South Africa calls on Israel to implement UN court

2024-02-02 15:00:40       source:CGTN

February 1, 2024

South Africa's Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Naledi Pandor on Wednesday called on Israel to implement the ruling made by the International Court of Justice (ICJ).

The decision by the ICJ affirms the importance of global governance institutions including organs of the United Nations (UN), and it remains vital for all member states to respect and implement the decisions of the court, Pandor said when briefing the media in Pretoria, the administrative capital of the country.

Third states must also act independently and immediately to prevent genocide by Israel and to ensure that they are not themselves in violation of the UN Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide by aiding or assisting in the commission of genocide, the minister said.

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