ICJ ruling on whaling in the Antarctic

Wednesday, 2 April 2014

Statement from Keith Pitt MP re International Court of Justice ruling regarding  whaling in the Antarctic:

“I welcome the Court’s decision.

“The Government is working with Japan to implement the judgement.  

“Australia and Japan have consistently agreed that our differences over whaling should not affect our close bilateral relationship, including our trade negotiations.

“Both countries have stated that they will accept the decision of the Court.”

[ENDS]  

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