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Subj: That’s all true, but Thor’s situation was a bit different
Posted: Sat Dec 09, 2017 at 10:56:38 pm EST (Viewed 212 times)
Reply Subj: The so-called "diplomatic immunity" applies only if two sovereign states have diplomatic relations with each other.
Posted: Sat Dec 09, 2017 at 08:11:23 pm EST (Viewed 228 times)
The diplomatic immunity was a result of Asgard itself becoming an embassy.
Asgard personally saw to it that two mortals (Americans) represented Midgard in the Council of Realms. Not quite an embassy on Asgard, but close. So there’s technically no embassy on Asgard, there’s also no reason to put an embassy in an embassy.
Asgard has entered several treaties with several realms.
Theoretically there is reciprocity as Asgard has had no reason to be angry at someone with diplomatic immunity in the US, but if it came to it they would probably do what they wanted.
I may have misspoken when I said all Asgardians get diplomatic immunity since Stark says “You would get diplomatic immunity” to Thor so he may have been speaking about Thor or Thor and his people.
Yes he would still be guilty of crimes, but he couldn’t be arrested, charged, or prosecuted. So he’s kind of not bound to the law. Sure, they could expel him from the country, but he’s got the whole universe. Not much of a punishment