Harris and Netanyahu discuss ICC probe and Israel’s COVID vaccination program

REUTERS
U.S. opposed to ICC probe of Israel, Harris tells Netanyahu
By Jarrett Renshaw, Eric Beech
March 4, 2021

Vice President Kamala Harris, in a call with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday, reaffirmed U.S. opposition to an International Criminal Court probe of possible war crimes in the Palestinian Territories, the White House said. The call, the first between the two since Harris and President Joe Biden took office in January, came a day after the ICC prosecutor said she would launch the probe, prompting swift rejections by Washington and Jerusalem…Harris and Netanyahu noted their governments’ “opposition to the International Criminal Court’s attempts to exercise its jurisdiction over Israeli personnel,” the White House said. READ MORE

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