EXPLAINER: Ramaphosa cannot assure Putin courts will not issue an arrest warrant
SA would do best to seek a ‘diplomatic solution’, such as asking him not to come
Last week the International Criminal Court (ICC) issued an arrest warrant for Russian President Vladimir Putin, accusing him of war crimes involving the illegal deportation of children from Ukraine.
SA, as a signatory to the Rome Statute that established the court and its jurisdiction, is legally obliged to arrest Putin and transfer him to The Hague if he sets foot on SA soil. ..
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