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US President Joe Biden said Friday he was revoking former President Donald Trump’s executive order authorising sanctions against officials who investigated the US and its allies at the International Criminal Court (ICC), saying the threat was not “an effective or appropriate strategy” to address concerns with the court.

Biden said in a notice to Congress that the US continued to object to the ICC asserting jurisdiction over the US or its allies absent their consent and would “vigorously protect current and former United States personnel.” But, Biden continued, “the threat and imposition of financial sanctions against the Court, its personnel, and those who assist” was not the best way to register those concerns...

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