The Hague, 8 July 2023 (TDI): Luxembourg has submitted written observations to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in the case of Ukraine v. Russia.

This move highlights the nation’s commitment to upholding the integrity of international law and supporting the ICJ’s role in ensuring the proper application of the genocide convention.

The case of Ukraine v. Russia has been a subject of great concern for the international community. It stems from the ongoing conflict between the two nations, which began in 2014 when Russia annexed Crimea and tensions escalated in eastern Ukraine.

Ukraine also accuses Russia of violating the genocide convention through its actions in Crimea and eastern Ukraine.

As per the statement by the ministry of foreign affairs, Luxembourg’s submission of written observations to the ICJ underscores the country’s dedication to the principles of international justice and the rule of law.

Furthermore, by actively participating in this case, Luxembourg aims to contribute to the promotion and preservation of peace and security on the international stage.

The government of Luxembourg firmly believes in the importance of the ICJ’s role as the principal judicial organ of the United Nations. The court’s decisions and actions hold significant weight in upholding the norms of international law and ensuring justice for all parties involved.

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Luxembourg’s written observations further emphasize the nation’s trust and confidence in the ICJ’s ability to adjudicate complex cases and resolve disputes between nations.

As a founding member of the United Nations and a signatory to numerous international treaties, Luxembourg has consistently demonstrated its dedication to promoting peace, stability, and respect for human rights.

Through its written observations, Luxembourg seeks to contribute to the ICJ’s deliberations and assist in clarifying the legal principles involved in the Ukraine v. Russia case.

In addition to that, the nation stands firm in its belief that the proper application of the genocide convention is essential in addressing the grave violations alleged by Ukraine and ensuring accountability for any wrongdoing.