Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Dmytro KulebaInternational Criminal Court (ICC) has welcomed the verdict order Against the President of Russia, Vladimir PutinFor the forced deportation of Ukrainian children from territories captured by the Ukrainian war to Russian territory.
This was pointed out by the diplomatic representative of Ukraine “The Wheels of Justice Turn”And asserted on his Twitter profile that “international criminals will be held accountable for child theft and other international crimes.”
Together with President Putin, the CPI has issued an arrest warrant against the Presidential Commissioner for Children’s Rights of the Russian Federation for the same reason. Maria Alekseevna Lavova-BelovaThe court said in a statement on Friday.
The court finds “reasonable grounds” to believe that Putin “has personal criminal responsibility” for these crimes, either for his “direct” commission or for “failing to exercise sufficient control over the civilian and military subordinates who committed the acts.” .
said Putin is said to be “responsible for the war crime of illegally deporting people (children). Illegal Transfer of Population (Children) from the Occupied Territories of Ukraine to the Russian Federation”.
The CBI Its Trial Chamber found that there were reasonable grounds to believe that each suspect was responsible for the war crimes of illegal deportation and illegal transfer of people from the occupied territories of Ukraine. Russian Federationharming Ukrainian children”.
Advocate of the ICC, Karim KhanAfter a visit to Ukraine this month, he announced that the alleged child abductions would be the subject of a “priority investigation.”
The court, created in 2002 to try the world’s worst crimes, has been investigating war crimes or crimes against humanity committed in Ukraine during the Russian invasion for more than a year.
Neither Russia nor Ukraine are members of the ICC, but Kiev Accepts the jurisdiction of the court in its territory and works with the lawyer.
Experts agree that Moscow is unlikely to hand over the suspects to court. Russia denies war crimes charges.
On Thursday, the hearing was held with support him He cited Russian attacks on civilians UkraineIncluding Systematic torture and murder Potential problems include war crimes and crimes against humanity in occupied territories.
A wide-ranging investigation found crimes committed against Ukrainians on Russian soil, including by deporting Ukrainian children, preventing them from being reunited with their families, a “leak” system targeting Britain.
In the first statement he wrote Russia started his attack against UkraineOn February 24, 2022, The UN Commission of Inquiry He concludes that “the circumstances under investigation regarding the relocation and deportation of children within Ukraine and the Russian Federation, respectively, constitute a violation of international humanitarian law and a war crime.”
(with information from EP)