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Viet Nam
Practice Relating to Rule 144. Ensuring Respect for International Humanitarian Law Erga Omnes
In 2008, during a debate in the UN Security Council on the protection of civilians in armed conflict, the representative of Viet Nam stated that “regional organizations, with their good understanding of regional stakeholders, are well positioned to convince parties to armed conflict to … respect humanitarian and human rights law.” 
Viet Nam, Statement by the representative of Viet Nam before the UN Security Council during a debate on the protection of civilians in armed conflict, 27 May 2008, p. 14.
In 2008, during a debate in the UN Security Council on the situation in the Middle East, the representative of Viet Nam stated: “We once again urge Israel scrupulously to abide by international law – above all human rights and humanitarian law”. 
Viet Nam, Statement by the representative of Viet Nam before the UN Security Council during a debate on the situation in the Middle East, 3 December 2008, p. 12.