Holy See: Acceptance of Amendment to the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons

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Secretary-General of the United Nations
09 December 2002


       “.... declares the acceptance on the part of the Holy See of said amendment to Article I of the Convention, considering that in accordance with paragraph 4 of amended Article 1 the right of the Parties, "by all legitimate means, to maintain or re-establish law and order in the State or to defend the national unity and territorial integrity of the State" should be interpreted in conformity with international humanitarian law, the United Nations' Charter and other international rules.”

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