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The Palestinian Authority warns the ICC that the annexation of parts of the West Bank will invalidate the Oslo accords

June 6, 2020

The Palestinian Authority has informed the International Criminal Court (ICC) that Israel’s possible annexation of parts of the West Bank will invalidate the Oslo Accords.

This was achieved through a statement to the CFI released this Friday that Israel, if it continues to annex, will have “annulled any remainder of the Oslo Accords and any other agreements concluded”. Between the two.

The CFI had already asked the Palestinian Authority in late May to clarify whether its decision to break agreements with Israel and the United States in response to Israel’s plans to annex areas in the West Bank, including the Jordan Valley, had an impact on the agreements that would affect his jurisdiction to assess war crimes in the Palestinian Territories. He also set June 10 as the deadline.

The Palestinian Authority warns the ICC that the annexation of parts of the West Bank will invalidate the Oslo accordsThe Palestinian Authority warns the ICC that the annexation of parts of the West Bank will invalidate the Oslo accords

The CFI’s question about the status of the Oslo Accords arises from the Israeli position that the Palestinian Authority is not a state and is therefore not under the jurisdiction of the international tribunal.