ICJ: Russia must file counter-memorial on Ukraine's claim within one year

16:40, 20 November 2019
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The Hague-based International Court of Justice (ICJ), the principal judicial organ of the United Nations, has ruled the Russian Federation must file a counter-memorial in the case concerning application of the International Convention for the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism and of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination.

"By an Order dated November 8, 2019, the International Court of Justice, the principal judicial organ of the United Nations, has fixed December 8, 2020 as the time-limit for the filing of the Counter-Memorial of the Russian Federation in the case concerning Application of the International Convention for the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism and of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (Ukraine v. Russian Federation)," the court said in a press release on November 19, 2019.

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As UNIAN reported earlier, the ICJ published its November 8 Judgment on the preliminary objections raised by the Russian Federation in the case concerning Application of the International Convention for the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism and of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (Ukraine v. Russian Federation).

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