"the united states makes it clear that there may be visa restrictions against persons who are involved in any investigations at the International criminal court (ICC) on war crimes in Afghanistan by the military from the U.S. or any allied country."
"– If you are responsible for the proposed ICC investigation of us personnel in relation to the situation in Afghanistan, you should not presume that you still have, or will get, a visa, or that you will be allowed to enter the united states, " says minister for foreign affairs Mike Pompeo."
"This shall apply to ICC staff as well as all the others who have taken steps to start or promote an investigation."
"ICC prosecutor Fatou Bensouda has said she'll ask the judge to start an investigation into war crimes in Afghanistan by the u.s. military."
"the ICC writes in a statement that the court should continue its independent work regardless of the threat."
"back in september of last year, threatened the White house with the punitive action against the ICC staff to initiate investigations against americans or israelis."