ICC accepts lawsuit against Erdogan and Al-Sarraj

The Italian news agency “Nova” revealed that the International Criminal Court had accepted a lawsuit filed by the Libyan Organization for Victims of Terrorism and Extremism against Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the ex Head of the Presidential Council of the Government of National Accord Fayez Al-Sarraj, and a number of military figures belonging to the two parties.

The lawsuit, which came under the name “Turkish aggression against Libya,” says that the aforementioned persons “cooperated in committing 20 war crimes in the Libyan territories, which are punishable by international law.”

The text of the lawsuit submitted by the organization to the court in cooperation with the Afro-Asian Center for Studies and Consultations indicates that “These crimes are classified as crimes against humanity, and they have collectively committed blatant violations of international conventions, such as the United Nations Charter, and the UN Security Council resolutions regarding the Libyan case; based on Chapter Seven of the Charter, and in particular Security Council Resolution No. “1970”, which prohibits the sale and export of weapons to Libya, and the subsequent decisions that pour into the same content.

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