Occupied Territories: War Crimes

Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office written question – answered on 2nd March 2021.

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Photo of Christian Wakeford Christian Wakeford Conservative, Bury South

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what discussions he has had with his Israeli counterpart on the International Criminal Court’s ruling of 5 February 2021 that the Court has jurisdiction over war crimes committed in Palestinian territories.

Photo of Christian Wakeford Christian Wakeford Conservative, Bury South

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what assessment he has made of the implications of his policies of the February 2021 International Criminal Court ruling on the scope of the ICC’s territorial jurisdiction in the West Bank, Gaza and East Jerusalem.

Photo of James Cleverly James Cleverly Minister of State (Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office)

We closely follow the important work of the International Criminal Court and are looking at the implications of this decision.

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