Law of Diplomacy: Stating the Example of Iraq Crisis

Government Law College Chengalpet, India.
K.Vijayalakshmi, Selvi I M, and M.Muthukumaran
Sri Vijayanagar College of Law, Anantapur, Andra Pradesh, India.

Volume I – Issue I, 2020

Diplomacy is widely recognized as the pillar or the heart of international affairs. A country expresses its interests, desires, priorities, and ambitions to other nations specifically through diplomacy, and it is again through diplomatic negotiations that it aims to secure these goals. Indeed, the establishment of diplomatic ties is the first important step towards developing relations between the two countries, and diplomacy is the key link in the bilateral and multilateral relations process. In observing that diplomacy is a factor of national strength, national interest, and international policy, there is no exaggeration. Diplomacy exists within the limits of law and politics, and between the state’s internal needs or desires, and its clarification in an external language. In the language of foreign law, it translates state policy and needs. Therefore, it is profoundly linked to the notion of rule-following, and the art of diplomacy is shaped by the diplomatic appeal invested in the principle of obedience. Diplomacy was introduced in the 19th century as both the primary tool of State policies and the main institution for foreign affairs and diplomacy, when, in the aftermath of the profound change in the international structure of 1914-1945, the greatest diplomacy died along with the Balance of Power System.

Keywords: law of diplomacy, diplomats, Vienna convention, Iraq crisis, United Nations


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