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Hebrew media: Netanyahu holding special meeting Tuesday on International Criminal Court

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Gaza post

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is scheduled to hold a special debate next Tuesday on the International Criminal Court (ICC) case

 

The criminal had given the Israeli entity until the ninth of the current month to respond to requests for investigation for war crimes against Palestinians.

 

On Saturday evening, Al-Quds quoted Richt Kahn Hebrew as saying "Army Minister Benny Gants, Foreign Minister Gaby Ashkenazi and senior officials will participate in the meeting, noting that the deadline for a response will be Thursday until Saturday night.

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The channel stated that Netanyahu was refraining from holding such a debate, which was described by Walla as crucial in order to respond to the Court.

 

Netanyahu will specify the response to the letter sent by the Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court and against the backdrop of the United States decision to revoke the sanctions imposed on the Court by the previous Administration.

 

The website noted this was Netanyahu's first significant political debate on this case since the Prosecutor's decision to open an investigation against the entity.

 

Last February, the International Criminal Court announced the commencement of its powers in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including the investigation of Israeli war crimes carried out in the occupation arms, In addition to illegal settlement activities by Israel. 

 

A statement by the Court said that it had "decided, by a majority, that the jurisdiction of the Court with regard to the situation in Palestine, the State party to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court, extends to the Palestinian territories occupied by Israel since 1967, namely Gaza and the West Bank, including East Jerusalem."

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