Netanyahu Asked Biden to Keep Trump’s Sanctions on International Criminal Court

Netanyahu asked Biden in their first phone call last week to keep sanctions imposed by the Trump administration on the International Criminal Court (ICC) in place, Israeli officials tell me.
Why it matters: Israeli officials are concerned that removing the sanctions would hamper Israel’s efforts to stop a potential war crimes investigation into Israel, and that the court’s prosecutor could see it as a signal that the U.S. isn’t firmly opposed to that investigation. readmore

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