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Silence the guns in Ukraine – what international diplomacy can (and can’t) do


It is not easy to trust the international system and multilateral organisations in the face of a military aggression and the death of thousands of innocent civilians right before our eyes. And yet international diplomacy still matters, and the rules of international law are still the paradigm against which unlawful acts can be judged and punished. Wars do not prove the failure of this system but are a reminder of its importance for a peaceful coexistence among nations.