SUDAN WATCH: EU urges Sudan and all other parties to the conflict to cooperate with ICC

Wednesday, March 04, 2009

EU urges Sudan and all other parties to the conflict to cooperate with ICC

From EUbusiness (press release) 4 March 2009
EU urges Sudan to cooperate with ICC over Beshir
(BRUSSELS) - The European Union urged Sudan Wednesday to fully cooperate with the International Criminal Court after it issued an arrest warrant for President Omar al-Beshir over war crimes in Darfur.

"The EU urges the government of Sudan and all other parties to the conflict to cooperate fully with the ICC in order to comply with its obligations under international law and to combat impunity in Darfur," a statement said.

The 27-nation European bloc also underscored "its full support and respect for the International Criminal Court and its key role in the promotion of international justice."

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