Russia-Ukraine war live: arresting Vladimir Putin on visit would amount to ‘declaration of war’, South African president says

Posted on AllSides July 18th, 2023
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Arresting Russia’s president, Vladimir Putin, would amount to a declaration of war on Russia, the South African president, Cyril Ramaphosa, wrote in court papers released on Tuesday as the country wrangles over hosting the Russian leader. Putin has been invited to a Brics summit in Johannesburg next month but is the target of an international criminal court arrest warrant – a provision that South Africa as an ICC member would be expected to implement were he to attend, AFP reports. South Africa’s diplomatic dilemma is playing out in court, where...

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