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Occupied Territories: War Crimes

Question for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

UIN 41193, tabled on 18 August 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what his policy is on the determination by the International Criminal Court that it has jurisdiction to investigate war crimes in the occupied Palestinian Territories.

Answered on

10 September 2021

We do not consider that the ICC has jurisdiction in this instance as the UK does not currently recognise Palestinian statehood.

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