Withdrawal of article 34(6) declaration Validity of the withdrawal As far as unilateral acts are concerned, state sovereignty allows states to bind themselves to commitments and therefore retain the discretion to withdraw their commitments. State parties can thus validly withdraw their declarations (Ingabire Victorie Umuhoza v Republic of Rwanda, Ruling on Jurisdiction, 5 September 2016, paras 58-59).

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