Post: ICC office opens in Ukraine

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The Office of the Prosecutor General of Ukraine announced that the ICC will open a representative office in the country.

MOSCOW, March 23 – RIA Novosti. The International Criminal Court’s (ICC) agreement to open a representative office in Ukraine was signed in The Hague on Thursday. reported In the office of the Prosecutor General of Ukraine.

“On Thursday, at the International Criminal Court building in The Hague, Attorney General Andrey Kostin and ICC Secretary Peter Lewis signed an agreement to open a representation of the International Criminal Court in Ukraine,” the Office of the Prosecutor wrote in a Telegram. channel.

The jurisdiction of the ICC is not recognized by countries where more than half of the world’s population lives. These include Russia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Egypt, India, Indonesia, Iran, Kazakhstan, China, Saudi Arabia, USA, Turkey. Ukraine has not ratified the Rome Statute of the ICC, but despite this, the authorities in Kiev often turn to their prosecutors.

Zakharova talked about the immunity of the top officials of the provinces before the decisions of the ICC

Source: Ria

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