Posted by Akhi Soufyan
Diplomats expect plan to join international criminal court and call for investigation to be used as bargaining chip in Cairo talks
By: Julian Borger and Ian Black
“Israel has left us with no other option,” Riad Malki, the Palestinian foreign minister, told reporters after meeting ICC officials in The Hague to discuss the implications of signing the Rome Statute. It would make the Palestinian state a member of the court with the authority to call for an investigation into possible war crimes and crimes against humanity.