Georgia's case against Russia rejected | Georgia News | Al Jazeera

Georgia's case against Russia rejected

The International Court says it does not have jurisdiction over the case.



    The International Court of Justice has said it cannot hear a complaint by Georgia that Russia committed human rights abuses in two breakaway provinces, saying it had no jurisdiction over the case.

    The court in The Hague, the Netherlands, said despite the claims and counter-claims by Russia and Georgia, there was no evidence that the two parties had held negotiations to try and resolve the complaint.

    Al Jazeera's Neave Barker reports from Moscow, Russia.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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