“There is no doubt that Russia is committing war crimes and atrocities (in) Ukraine, and we have been clear that individuals liable have to be held accountable,” the spokesperson included. “This was a selection the ICC prosecutor attained independently based on the points just before him.”
The ICC transfer obligates the court’s 123 member states to arrest Putin and transfer him to The Hague for demo if he sets foot on their territory. The ICC also issued a warrant on Friday for Maria Lvova-Belova, Russia’s commissioner for children’s legal rights, on the same charges.
A US-backed report by Yale University scientists final thirty day period reported Russia has held at the very least 6,000 Ukrainian youngsters in at minimum 43 camps and other services as aspect of a “massive-scale systematic network”.
Russia has denied accusations that its forces have committed atrocities all through its invasion. The Kremlin said on Friday the ICC arrest warrant against Putin was outrageous, but meaningless with regard to Russia.