Friday, December 21, 2012

UN chief: Israel to Palestine Could Drag Criminal Court

UN chief: Israel to Palestine Could Drag Criminal Court

Saturday, December 22, 2012, 5:35 pm
Rev. Putro / AP

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, Following an increase in the status of the Palestinian observer at the UN as a country is not a member, the Secretary-General said that the country deserves to be a member of all bodies and agencies under the United Nations, including the International Criminal Court (ICC).

However, he said, a member of the institutions, including the ICC in order to prosecute the Israeli regime, should be decided jointly by the Palestinians.

It is said Ban Ki Moon at the last press conference at the end of 2012. At the same time, he also considers the Israeli occupation against the Palestinian people is a violation of the rules of an international firm. Reported Qodsna (21/12) and IRIB quoted page.

He added, "Israeli refusal to halt expansion of settlements, means trampling all over international rules, and hinder the peace process. We have repeatedly made ​​contact with Tel Aviv officials asking them to immediately stop settlement expansion project it."

Editors: Ruslan Heri