International Criminal Court – Conversation between Jean-Yves Le Drian and Karim Khan (23 July 2021)


Jean-Yves Le Drian, Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, spoke today with Karim Khan, Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court.

The minister reiterated to him France’s willingness to actively cooperate with the ICC, the only universal international criminal court, which plays a major role in the fight against the impunity of perpetrators of the most serious crimes, which is one of the priorities of our diplomatic action.

The minister reaffirmed that France supports the reform process aimed at improving the ICC’s effectiveness and will continue to play close attention to the role of French and continental law in the court’s activities.