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Philippines' Duterte moves to quit International Criminal Court
Manila, March 14, 2018 (AFP) - President Rodrigo Duterte said Wednesday he was pulling the Philippines out of the treaty underpinning the International Criminal Court, which is examining his deadly drug war.
"I therefore declare and forthwith give notice... that the Philippines is withdrawing its ratification of the Rome Statute effective immediately," Duterte said in a statement.
The Hague-based ICC announced last month it wa ...