Hungary’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Affairs said on Facebook on Tuesday that Hungary does not agree with the ICC ruling last Friday, which establishes the court’s territorial jurisdiction over the Gaza Strip, the West Bank and East Jerusalem.
On the decision of the International Criminal Court Peter Szijjártó He agreed on the phone on Tuesday Gabe Askinazi With the Israeli Foreign Minister.
In his intervention, Peter Szegarto emphasized that the Hungarian government had already indicated during the proceedings that the Palestinian state (Palestine) had no criminal jurisdiction over Israeli citizens.
We have always supported Israel’s right to self-defense, and we believe that only negotiations based on mutual respect can lead to peace in the region.
– The minister wrote, noting that “the decision of the International Criminal Court, unfortunately, does not bring it closer.”
The Pre-Trial Chamber of the International Criminal Court, based in The Hague, ruled on Friday that the court has jurisdiction to investigate war crimes and alleged atrocities committed in the Palestinian territories.
According to the Criminal Court, according to its statute (the so-called Roman law), the Palestinian territories are also parties to the court, so the jurisdiction of the court extends to the lands that Israel occupied in the 1967 war, namely Gaza and the West. The bank, including East Jerusalem.