Friday, August 1, 2003

SA Won't Indemnify US Troops From ICC Prosecutions

BuaNews (Pretoria), July 24, 2003
Richard Mantu (Pretoria)

Cabinet says government will not enter into a bilateral agreement with the United States to indemnify US troops from prosecution by the International Criminal Court (ICC). Cabinet said this today during its mid-year Lekgotla, which started in Pretoria yesterday and is expected to end tomorrow. Cabinet said the South African government would communicate through appropriate channels with the US, and reiterated that Pretoria 'would not enter into such a bilateral agreement.' More...