"the Philippines stepped on Sunday official of the International criminal court (ICC), according to the UN. It will be the second country after Burundi to leave the so-called rome Statute of 1998, an agreement on the ICC."
"last year started ICC a preliminärutredning of extra-judicial killings during the controversial war on drugs that president Rodrigo Dutertes and the government set up."
"But the president's spokesperson, Salvador Panelo, claiming that the Philippines never fully ratified the statute and therefore also can not jump off."
"Many countries, like the US, Russia and China – are not in the ICC. The united states made it clear the other day that there may be visa restrictions against persons who are involved in any investigations at the ICC on war crimes in Afghanistan by the military from the U.S. or allied countries."