US lifts Trump administration’s sanctions on top ICC prosecutor

US lifts Trump administration’s sanctions on top ICC prosecutor

The Guardian

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Mike Pompeo had imposed sanctions and refused visas after Fatou Bensouda launched investigation into alleged war crimes

The United States have lifted sanctions and a travel ban imposed by Donald Trump’s administration on the top prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, calling for a more cooperative relationship.

The former secretary of state Mike Pompeo last year imposed sanctions and refused visas for the outgoing prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda, after she launched an investigation into alleged war crimes by US military personnel in Afghanistan.

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