Ukraine, Neighbors Sign Pact on Prosecuting the Crime of Aggression

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Representatives from seven countries agreed to establish an international center for prosecuting the crime of aggression, which they hope will be a first step toward going after the top Russian officials responsible for invading Ukraine

Ukraine, Baltic states, Poland and others agree to establish an international center for gathering evidence, a step toward going after top Russian officials responsible for invading Ukraine.

and other top Kremlin officials.“The President of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Putin, and all his accomplices must receive lawful and just verdicts in the name and memory of all those whose lives they have taken, whose fate they have destroyed, for the aggression they initiated,” Mr. Zelensky said.

U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland met with Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky during his trip to Ukraine.Photo:Ukraine Presidency/Zuma PressThe conference highlighted the political, legal and practical hurdles that remain before any Russian officials might face charges for the decision to invade Ukraine. Though leaders from some 20 international delegations were in Ukraine this weekend, only a handful signed the agreement creating the new office in The Hague. Instead, officials from various countries promoted different road maps for how the crime of aggression might be prosecuted.

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