During the NATO ministerial meeting in Brussels, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Slovenia, Tanja Fajon, informed her colleagues about holding a conference on international cooperation in the investigation of war crimes.
This is stated in the material RTV Slovenija.
During the meeting of the heads of foreign affairs of NATO countries, Fayon emphasized the importance of bringing to justice all those guilty of crimes and atrocities committed as a result of Russian aggression in Ukraine.
It is known that the conference on war crimes in Slovenia will be held at the end of May, other details have not yet been given.
At the end of February, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Slovenia presented at a meeting of the EU Council on Foreign Affairs an initiative to conclude an international agreement to promote cooperation in the investigation of war crimes in Ukraine.
Slovenia developed the treaty in cooperation with Belgium, the Netherlands and three non-EU countries. So far, 77 countries have joined the initiative, but according to Fayon, work is ongoing to involve other countries.
More details and the date of signing are expected to be known after the May conference.
Recently, the chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, Karim Khan, announced that he will request the allocation of additional funds for the investigation of Russian war crimes in Ukraine.
The International Criminal Court plans to open two cases on Russian war crimes in Ukraine. They will relate, in particular, to the abduction of Ukrainian children.
Ukraine seeks to include the phrase “international prosecution mechanism for the crime of aggression” in the draft resolution of the UN General Assembly on responsibility for war crimes in Ukraine and support for the special tribunal against Russia, and expects the document to be adopted in April.