Russian Embassy in Washington: US stance on ICC looks like slow schizophrenia
US administration in the name of geopolitical interests, supports the unprecedented legal bacchanalia of the International Criminal Court (ICC). This was declared to the Embassy of Washingtontransmits TASS.
Diplomats say the White House agrees with the ICC’s decision to issue an arrest warrant for Russia’s president Vladimir Poutine and Children’s Rights Commissioner Maria Lvova. At the same time, Washington is well aware that Russiaas UNITED STATESdoes not recognize the jurisdiction of the ICC
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”.