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Quasi-international agreements have their reason of validity in the general principle of law "pacta sunt servanda" and occasionally in other general principles of law, which the parties concurringly recognize as binding in entering into the agreement.

Referring Principles
Trans-Lex Principle: IV.1.2 - Sanctity of contracts
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