KABUL: President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani met the Afghan negotiating team with the International Criminal Court (ICC) here on Tuesday afternoon, a presidential statement said.
During the meeting, the negotiating team first reported on their meetings with the International Criminal Court, saying ICC agreed that the Afghan government would review a number of cases, and the next steps in this regard, according to the statement.
While appreciating the delegation’s efforts, the President welcomed the Afghan Government’s mandate to review some cases and said that the capacity of the justice sector to review national and international criminal cases should be enhanced, asking the judiciary to increase their coordination in the field.
The president, as quoted in the statement, added that cooperation with the International Criminal Court should continue. “From now on, human crimes and terrorist attacks on the people will not go unpunished, and the Government of Afghanistan, in cooperation with the International Criminal Court, will not ignore human crimes in cases such as the terrorist incidents Logar and Kabul and the perpetrators would be prosecuted.
The Kabul Times