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Trump approves sanctions against TPI members involved in US investigations

June 11, 2020

The President of the United States, Donald Trump, has approved the imposition of economic sanctions on members of the International Criminal Court (ICC) involved in investigations against the United States with the aim of “protecting the military” and “defending them” National sovereignty “.

The White House said in a statement that the United States had not signed the Rome Statute, and therefore considers any complaint by the international court to be an “attack,” as the main months have highlighted in recent months. Leader.

He also insisted that he initiate “politically motivated investigations” without directly referring to the CFI’s decision to authorize a formal investigation into alleged war crimes in Afghanistan that were committed by US troops.

Trump approves sanctions against TPI members involved in US investigationsTrump approves sanctions against TPI members involved in US investigations

“The CFI was created to maintain criminal war accounts, but in practice it has resulted in ineffective international bureaucracy that attacks and threatens US personnel and that of our partners and allies,” Trump’s office said.