Benjamin Netanyahu has urged the International Criminal Court (ICC) to reject a request by Palestinians to upgrade their status to a full member. Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas signed treaty to join International Criminal Court on Wenesday.
Press TV reports: Netanyahu said in a statement on Thursday that the ICC must reject the request by Palestinians authorities for the membership because “they did not rank as a state.”
The Tel Aviv regime is considering a response to the move which could pave the way for the Palestinians to sue Israeli officials over war crimes. Netanyahu has chaired a high-level meeting at the ministry of military affairs to discuss ways to shield Israeli military officials against the possible prosecution.
In the Video RT speaks to a representative from Israel’s Foreign Affairs Ministry, who insists that the Palestinians have more to worry about if they drag their conflict through the War Crimes Court.
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