Office of International Criminal Court to open in Kyiv

23.03.2023, 14:58
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Prosecutor General Andriy Kostin and Registrar of the International Criminal Court Peter Lewis signed an agreement on opening a representative office in Ukraine, the Prosecutor General announced on Twitter .

Kostin called the signing of the document "another step towards ensuring full responsibility for international crimes."

"This is only the beginning, but a significant beginning. I am convinced that we will not stop until all those guilty of international crimes committed against Ukraine are brought to justice. Including the top military and political leadership of the criminal regime of the Russian Federation," he said.

Kostin added that he hoped for further cooperation in the investigation and prosecution of Russia's crimes against Ukraine.

"I firmly believe that our joint efforts will help in building a fairer world," he concluded.

  • On February 28, 2023, the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, Karim Khan, stated that the Hague has enough evidence of war crimes by Russia from Ukraine, and none from Russia.
  • On March 17, British Justice Minister Dominic Raab said that the trial against Russian dictator Vladimir Putin at the International Criminal Court in The Hague may take a long time, but the same was once said about Yugoslavia and about Rwanda.
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