The US has threatened sanctions against the International Criminal Court if it goes ahead with prosecutions against Americans. The court is currently considering prosecuting US servicemen over alleged detainee abuse in Afghanistan. National Security Adviser John Bolton called the court “illegitimate” and vowed the US would do everything “to protect our citizens”.
- The President emphasises that attention should be drawn by officials towards an immediate ban on the import of food crops which can be grown locally
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