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externalEstonia submits ICJ declaration denouncing Russian genocide in Ukraine

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by The Kyiv Independent news deskSeptember 24, 2022 5:41 pm

“Russia’s aggression on the pretext of preventing and punishing genocide has seriously undermined the meaning of such a horrible crime as genocide,” said Estonian Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu. Ukraine filed a lawsuit at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) nearly seven months ago, urging it to rule that Russia used “genocide” as a pretext for invasion. Countries that have also filed a declaration are the U.S., U.K., Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, France, New Zealand, Romania, and Sweden.

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