Brazil to comply with ICC decision, could arrest Putin should he cross in

Brazil to comply with ICC decision, could arrest Putin should he cross in

Minister of Foreign Affairs Mauro Vieira of Brazil says Russian President Vladimir Putin will face the risk of being arrested in view of the warrant issued by the International Criminal Court, should he enter the country.

This was reported by Tio, Ukrinform saw.

Asked if Putin could be arrested if he came to Brazil, a government official said: "Anyone who goes to a country that is a member of the ICC can have problems, I have no doubt about that."

According to the minister, Brazil respects and abides by the decisions of the International Criminal Court.

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Vieira also confirmed Brazil's condemnation of Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine.

As Ukrinform reported earlier, on March 17, the International Criminal Court issued arrest warrants for the Russian President, Vladimir Putin, and the Children's Ombudsperson, Maria Lvova-Belova. They are suspected of war crimes in the form of illegal deportation and transfer of the population, including children, from the occupied territory of Ukraine.

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