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Biden justified ICC decision on arrest warrant for Putin’s ‘arrest’

american leader Joe Biden appreciated the decision of the International Criminal Court (ICC) on an arrest warrant against the President of Russia Vladimir Poutine and Children’s Ombudsman Maria Lvova-Belova. This is reported RIA News.

“I think it’s warranted,” the White House chief said. He added that UNITED STATESas Russiado not recognize the jurisdiction of the ICC, but in the case of the Russian leadership, the court’s position is “strong enough”.

Pre-Trial Chamber II of the International Criminal Court attached the decision to issue arrest warrants against Russian President Vladimir Putin and Presidential Commissioner for Children’s Rights Maria Lvova-Belova with the situation on Ukraine. The ICC statement says it is linked to the “illegal export of children” from Ukraine.

Russia is not a party to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court and don’t recognize decisions of the ICC. Kremlin official Dmitry Peskov notedWhat Moscow considers the ICC’s decisions null and void, and “the very wording of the question – outrageous and unacceptable”.

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