Libya, ICC cooperate in joint investigations

On Tuesday, Libyan Attorney General Al-Siddiq Al-Sour reviewed with the Deputy Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, the Libyan case referred to the court under the UN Security Council resolution.

The meeting focused on the developments of investigations and research conducted by the Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court regarding grave violations in Libya.

The AG affirmed the ability of the National Public Prosecution to carry out its duties in accordance with the requirements of the internal legal system and the rules of international law to investigate and prosecute serious crimes.

He stated that the Libyan Public Prosecution realizes the importance of searching for the best ways to achieve justice for the benefit of the victims, and also believes that the requirements for achieving justice necessitate addressing the very serious crimes that embody serious violations of international human rights law and international humanitarian law.

Al-Sour included evidence of the investigations conducted by his Office into violations subject to the principle of complementarity between the national and international judiciary.

The Deputy Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court affirmed the International Court’s keenness to enhance cooperation and provide international technical support in matters of common interest and to develop the scope and mechanism of cooperation, including with regard to cooperation in preventing and combating human trafficking in all its forms, terrorism and the suppression of its financing sources as well as  systematic killings.

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