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Russia Refuses To Ratify Rome Statute

Russia Refuses To Ratify Rome Statute

Russia, Netherlands, International Criminal Court, Hague, Rome Statute

Russia has refused to ratify the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (seated in The Hague, the Netherlands).

Ukrainian News Agency learned this from an Executive Order of the President of the Russian Federation published on the official portal of the legal information of Russia.

«To accept the proposal of the Ministry of Justice of Russia, approved by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia and other federal bodies of executive power concerned, the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation, the Prosecutor-General's Office of the Russian Federation and the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation, to send UN Secretary General a notice of the Russian Federation's intention not to become a signatory to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court adopted by the UN Diplomatic Conference of Plenipotentiary Representatives in Rome on 17 July 1998 and signed for the Russian Federation on 13 September 2000,» it reads.

The RF Foreign Ministry has been ordered to send the respective notice to the UN Secretary General.

As Ukrainian News Agency earlier reported, the Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian and Cultural) of the General Assembly of the United Nations on November 15 adopted the resolution on the human rights situation in Crimea and Sevastopol.

The Committee has declared Russia an occupying Power and the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol temporarily occupied.


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