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Cambodia ratifies pact with US on nonsurrender to ICC

[JURIST] Cambodia's National Assembly [official website] came to an agreement with the US government Wednesday regarding the nonsurrender of current or former US government officials and employees to the International Criminal Court [official website]. The US Embassy in Phnom Penh [official website] praised the decision and reaffirmed its commitment to pursue justice for crime committed by its citizens. The measure is the latest instance of the controversial Article 98 [Department of State overview] agreements that the US has negotiated with many countries around the world. Kyodo News has more.

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