Netanyahu calls ICC probe 'anti-Semitic', says Israel will protect its soldiers

by Reuters
Wednesday, 3 March 2021 16:36 GMT

TEL AVIV, March 3 (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Wednesday the International Criminal Court's decision to investigate war crimes in the Palestinian territories was "anti-Semitic".

"In the face of the anti-Semitic decision by the (ICC) in The Hague, there is only one answer: to fight for the truth with all our might, all over the world, and to protect our soldiers," Netanyahu said on Twitter.

(Reporting by Rami Ayyub Editing by Mark Heinrich)

Our Standards: The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles.