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US Sanctions ICC Staff Probing Alleged War Crimes in Afghanistan

June 11, 2020 10:52 PM
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President Donald Trump has issued an executive order authorizing U.S. sanctions against International Criminal Court personnel involved in an investigation into whether some American forces committed war crimes in Afghanistan. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the Hague-based court is politically motivated and a threat to U.S. sovereignty. VOA's Diplomatic Correspondent Cindy Saine has more.