The Attorney General stated that
this is a crucial stage in our quest to restore justice.
In March, it was announced in Kyiv that the ICC would soon open an office in Kyiv in order to more thoroughly investigate the international crimes committed in Ukraine.
Ukraine wants to set up a special court for the Russian attack launched on February 24, 2022, to indict Russian leaders.
Ukraine has nothing to hide from the criminal Russian regime
– declared Andrij Kosztyin. He promised that his country would allow ICC experts access to crime scenes, evidence and testimony.
We will do everything in our power to ensure that the ICC experts can see the consequences of the aggressor’s crimes with their own eyes and draw independent conclusions, stated Kosztyin, adding that their goal is to hold the aggressor accountable for the crimes committed.
At the beginning of July, another international office opened in The Hague, which Kiev says is the first historic step towards the creation of the special court. The members of the International Center for Investigating Crimes of Aggression against Ukraine (ICPA) are prosecutors from Ukraine, the European Union, the United States, and the International Criminal Court.
The Hague-based ICC issued an arrest warrant against Russian President Vladimir Putin in March for the deportation of Ukrainian children.
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