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ICC Prosecutor Karim Khan to conduct a second official visit to Tripoli




Alwasat Staff Wed 08 Nov 2023, 11:38 PM
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International Criminal Court (ICC) Prosecutor Karim Khan plans to conduct his second official visit to Tripoli in the coming period, confirming that he has received assurances from the Libyan Embassy in the Netherlands of its readiness to cooperate fully, especially in issuing visas required for technical visits, including with regard to supporting the conduct of forensic activities.

This came in a report from the Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, which said that it has repeatedly requested operational visit visas to Libya in order to meet with its technical counterparts and continue its dealings with the Libyan authorities.

In its report, the office noted that it maintains regular contacts with relevant national authorities and seeks to hold meetings at the senior and technical levels, stressing that cooperation with the Libyan authorities and a greater partnership.

The report pointed out that the office notes with optimism the recent participation of the Libyan Embassy in the Netherlands since the arrival of the new Ambassador Ziad Daghim, and the confirmation received on the instructions of the Presidential Council leader Mohamed Menfi regarding cooperation to facilitate the team's visits to Libya.

In seeking to further deepen its cooperation with the Libyan authorities, the office explained that it maintains the main objectives of cooperation by providing access to documents in the possession of the Libyan authorities relevant as well as supporting communication with relevant technical authorities in Libya, including those concerned with forensics and crime scene analysis.

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