US To Impose Visa Restrictions On ICC Members Investigating US Personnel - Pompeo

US to Impose Visa Restrictions on ICC Members Investigating US Personnel - Pompeo

The United States will impose visa restrictions on individuals linked to the International Criminal Court's prospective investigation into alleged war crimes committed by US personnel in Afghanistan, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said during a press briefing on Friday

WASHINGTON (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 15th March, 2019) The United States will impose visa restrictions on individuals linked to the International Criminal Court's prospective investigation into alleged war crimes committed by US personnel in Afghanistan, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said during a press briefing on Friday.

"I'm announcing a policy of US visa restrictions on those individuals directly responsible for any ICC investigation of US personnel," Pompeo said. "This includes persons who take or have taken action to request or further such an investigation. These visa restrictions may also be used to deter ICC efforts to pursue allied personnel, including Israelis."

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