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US to Revoke Visas for International Criminal Court Staff

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the U.S. will revoke or deny visas to International Criminal Court personnel who attempt to investigate alleged abuses committed by U.S. forces in Afghanistan. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the U.S. will revoke or deny visas to International Criminal Court personnel who attempt to investigate alleged abuses committed by U.S. forces in Afghanistan. |  Photo: WDIO-TV

Updated: March 15, 2019 09:03 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) - Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the U.S. will revoke or deny visas to International Criminal Court personnel who attempt to investigate alleged abuses committed by U.S. forces in Afghanistan.

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Pompeo did not disclose the names of any individuals at the Hague-based court whose visas would be canceled, citing privacy restrictions.

But he told reporters Friday that the investigation would be a threat to U.S. rule of law.

Copyright 2019 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.

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