372. Obligations arising for third states as the result of serious breaches of obligations arising under peremptory norms of general international law.

372.     Obligations arising for third states as the result of serious breaches of obligations arising under peremptory norms of general international law.

It appears that in relation to certain breaches of international law, obligations may arise for all other third states or international organisations1. In this regard, it would appear that the relevant category is that of serious breaches of obligations arising under peremptory norms of general international law (jus cogens)2. In relation to such breaches, at least in certain circumstances, third states and international organisations may be under an obligation to cooperate to bring