International Criminal Court (ICC) Prosecutor Karim Khan in an interview with a TV channel CNN He said that the ICC’s issuing an arrest warrant for Russian President Vladimir Putin was “sad” but was the first step in many other investigations.
“It’s a real regret that we have to do this,” he said.
Khan explained that the existence of the evidence compelled the court to do so.
According to the prosecutor, the ICC will continue its investigations into the conflict in Ukraine and does not plan to stop after an arrest warrant is issued.
17 March ICC Pre-Trial Chamber issued a search warrant To the arrest of the President of Russia and Ombudsman for Children Maria Lvova-Belova for the possibility of “illegal deportation and displacement of the population, especially children, from Ukraine to the Russian Federation”.
In response, the State Duma suggested Recognize the ICC, which issued an arrest warrant for Putin, as extremist.
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