NEWS: Uruguay ratifies crime of aggression amendments

Uruguay ratifies crime of aggression amendments: On 26 September, Luis Almagro, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Uruguay deposited his country’s instrument of ratification of the Kampala amendments with the Office of Legal Affairs of the United Nations. Uruguay thus becomes the first Latin American State Party to ratify the amendment and the 11th overall to do so. Further ratifications from the region are expected in the coming months. In total, four States made use of the opportunity afforded by the UN Treaty Event to deposit their instruments of ratification at the ministerial level.

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