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4. Sovereign/State Immunity | Viet Nam
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4.1 Viet Nam’s Immunities from Foreign National Jurisdiction

As a sovereign state, Viet Nam is exempt from the jurisdiction of foreign national courts. This immunity privilege is generally applied to its state officials and diplomats, in accordance with customary international law and multilateral treaties. September 1945 was a milestone in contemporary Viet N…

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Binh, Nguyen Quy, “4. Sovereign/State Immunity | Viet Nam”, in: Encyclopedia of Public International Law in Asia Online, General Editor: Seokwoo Lee. Consulted online on 25 July 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2772-8161_EPIL_COM_2105>
First published online: 2021
First print edition: 20210922



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