Gov’t won’t cooperate if ICC starts probe despite PH’s pullout — Palace

MANILA, Philippines --- The Philippine government will not cooperate should the International Criminal Court (ICC) launch an investigation against President Rodrigo Duterte's brutal war on drugs, Malacaang said Thursday. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo made the remark just days before the country's membership withdrawal from ICC takes effect. READ:Philippines nearing official withdrawal from Int'l Criminal Court   "They do not have jurisdiction, they cannot do anything against us," Panelo said in a Palace briefing. Panelo, who is also Duterte's chief legal counsel, noted that ICC will violate its own provision if it launches an investigation on the Duterte a...

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