Reaffirmation of fundamental principle of international law
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Reaffirmation of fundamental principle of international law project of resolution submitted to the Governments, members of the Pan American Union by the Inter-American juridical committee. by Inter-American Juridical Committee.

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Published by Pan American Union in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • International law.

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Edition Notes

Reproduced from type-written copy.

ContributionsPan American Union.
LC ClassificationsJX3091 .I6
The Physical Object
Pagination2 p. l., 14 numb. l.
Number of Pages14
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6472463M
LC Control Number44025251

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