Palestine Officially Submits Accession Application to ICC

RAMALLAH: Member of the Palestine Liberation Organization’s executive committee and Chief negotiator Saeb Erekat, Thursday handed over the letters of accession to 20 international treaties, including the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court, to Deputy Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, James W. Rawley.

The letters of accession to the ICC and 19 other international treaties were earlier approved and signed on by President Mahmoud Abbas.