Russia Pulls out from International Criminal Court (ICC)

Rome Statute is the law of war; the laws of a feudal hierarchical imperial system that views the 99% as bondservants;; when the truth is they are subject to the law of peace; good for Russia; down with the imperial bar; in peace

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Global Research, November 17, 2016
Sputnik 16 November 2016

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Russian President Vladimir Putin signed an order on Russia’s refusal to take part in the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court, according to a document published on the Russian government’s official portal for legal information.

Putin instructed Russia’s Foreign Ministry to send a relevant notification to the UN secretary-general.

“The International Criminal Court has not justified hopes placed upon it and did not become a truly independent and authoritative judicial body,” a statement published on Russia’s Foreign Ministry’s website said.

“Russia consistently advocates that people guilty of grave offences must be held accountable, the document points out. Russia was at the origins of creation of Nuremberg and Tokyo tribunals, took part in developing of the basic laws against such grave international crimes as genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes. This is the reason why Russia voted in favor of adopting Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court on September 13, 2000,” the statement pointed out.

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