ICC To Launch Probe Over U.S Forces War Crimes In Afghanistan

Washington: An International Criminal Court Investigation Chief Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda is considering whether to launch probe or not over the United States forces war crimes in Afghanistan but U.S government insisted to halt it.


United States government insisted to halt the investigation over United States forces brutal attack in Afghanistan when an international criminal court headed the investigation over United States spies and soldiers.

United States government said it is totally “unwarranted” to subject soldiers and spies to probe on Monday after prosecutors in The Hague found initial ground for such investigation.

The spokeswomen of State Department Elizabeth Trudeau revealed that the United States’ soldiers and spies was not a party to the Rome statue that subjected the prosecution by International Criminal Court for war crimes as The Hague launch initial ground for the probe.

The investigation chief said the Washington has a robust justice system to deal with such crime probe.

The International Criminal Court Chief Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda is considering the case on Tuesday whether to launch the probe over United States soldiers and spies along with CIA operators as they tortured Afghanistan Prisoners amid the time period of 2003 to 2004.

In Washington, the United State is deeply committed to halt the investigation over their troops is “unwarranted” because the action taken by International Criminal Court come U.S troops inside the investigation box. The Chief of ICC has released statement,

“We have a robust national system of investigation and accountability that is as good as any country in the world, we do not believe that an ICC examination or investigation with respect to the actions of US personnel in relation to the situation in Afghanistan is warranted or appropriate.”

She added more, “We previously noted, the United States is not a party to the Rome Statute and has not consented to ICC jurisdiction.”

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