US To Impose Economic Sanctions If ICC Does Not Change Its Course - Pompeo

US to Impose Economic Sanctions if ICC Does Not Change Its Course - Pompeo

The United States will impose economic sanctions against those who initiate investigations at the International Criminal Court (ICC) into alleged war crimes committed by the US or its allies, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday

WASHINGTON (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 15th March, 2019) The United States will impose economic sanctions against those who initiate investigations at the International Criminal Court (ICC) into alleged war crimes committed by the US or its allies, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday.

Pompeo issued the warning after announcing that the US would impose visa restrictions on individuals linked to the ICC's prospective investigation into alleged war crimes committed by US personnel in Afghanistan.

"These visa restrictions will not be the end of our efforts; we are prepared to take additional steps, including economic sanctions if the ICC does not change its course," Pompeo said.

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