The South African government is considering all options before the BRICS summit to prevent the execution of the International Criminal Court’s arrest warrant against the “arrest” of Russian leader Vladimir Putin. This is reported by Bloomberg, citing two officials from the country’s Foreign Ministry.
Interlocutors say South Africa is unlikely to arrest “any visiting head of state”.
Earlier it was learned that Russian leader Vladimir Putin’s participation in the BRICS summit, to be held in South Africa in August, is in doubt due to the decision of the International Criminal Court to issue an arrest warrant. against him.
The Republic of South Africa (SAR) is mindful and aware of its legal obligations to the International Criminal Court (ICC). This was stated by the press secretary of the Head of State Vincent Magvenia, referring to the warrant issued by the ICC for the “arrest” of Russian President Vladimir Putin and his upcoming visit to the BRICS summit.
South Africa considers options to avoid execution of ICC warrant to ‘arrest’ Putin
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