Tuesday, July 23, 2024, 1:04 AM
BREAKING NEWS
**First fuel trucks enter war-torn Gaza: Rafah crossing official **Six trucks with fuel to power generators at two hospitals crossed from Egypt **Hezbollah war with Israel would be 'mistake of its life': Netanyahu **We will strike it with a force it cannot even imagine: Netanyahu **Force ‘not way’ to resolve Israeli-Palestinian conflict : China **Iran journalists who covered Amini death get jail sentences **Elaheh Mohammadi, Niloufar Hamedi were both found guilty of collaboration with US **Elaheh and Niloufar were arrested after reporting on the death last year of Mahsa Amini
Home International Lula invites Putin to attend 2024 G20 in Brazil without arrest concerns

Lula invites Putin to attend 2024 G20 in Brazil without arrest concerns

Lula's statement came during this year's G20 meeting in Delhi

by NWMNewsDesk
0 comment

Brazil’s President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva has extended an open invitation to Russian President Vladimir Putin to attend next year’s G20 summit in Rio de Janeiro without the fear of arrest.

Lula’s statement came during this year’s G20 meeting in Delhi, where he assumed leadership of the forum.

Lula, who has positioned himself as a mediator between Moscow and Kyiv, assured that there would be no grounds for Putin’s arrest should he visit Brazil for the November 2024 event. The International Criminal Court (ICC) issued a warrant for Putin’s arrest in March 2023, alleging war crimes in the wake of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

As a signatory to the Rome Statute, Brazil is legally bound to cooperate with ICC investigations and activities, potentially including the arrest of individuals targeted by the court. However, Putin opted not to attend last month’s BRICS summit in South Africa, a decision widely attributed to concerns related to the ICC.

banner

Despite Brazil’s commitment to the ICC charter, Lula indicated that Putin would be warmly received at the Rio summit, emphasizing that the event would exude an “atmosphere of peace.” When questioned about Brazil’s ICC obligations, Lula confidently asserted that Putin would not face arrest.

You may also like

In a recent breakthrough, researchers have found that the updated COVID-19 vaccine has demonstrated an impressive 95% efficacy rate against the emerging Delta variant, which has been causing widespread concern globally.

Blogs

Latest Articles

© 2023 News World Media. All Rights Reserved.