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Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide, 9 December 1948.
27 December 1989
With regard to reservation (2) made by the United States of America:
"In the view of the Government of Denmark this reservation is subject to general principle of treaty interpretation according to which a party may not invoke the provisions of its internal law as justification for failure to perform a treaty."
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