Tyrannical Regimes

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs – in the House of Commons at 11:30 am on 13th July 2004.

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Photo of Desmond Swayne Desmond Swayne Conservative, New Forest West 11:30 am, 13th July 2004

Does the Minister agree that there are two difficulties with this matter? First, tyrannical regimes do not tend to abide by the provisions of international law. Secondly, the United Nations is itself significantly populated by such regimes, which will define the criteria by which the law might be changed.