§ 1607 Counterclaims

§ 1607. Counterclaims

    In any action brought by a foreign state, or in which a foreign state intervenes, in a court of the United States or of a State, the foreign state shall not be accorded immunity with respect to any counterclaim--

    (a) for which a foreign state would not be entitled to immunity under section 1605 or 1605A of this chapter had such claim been brought in a separate action against the foreign state; or

    (b) arising out of the transaction or occurrence that is the subject matter of the claim of the foreign state; or

    (c) to the extent that the counterclaim does not seek relief exceeding in amount or differing in kind from that sought by the foreign state.