Israel to allow ICC visit on Gaza war mission

The 2014 conflict between Israel and Gaza's Islamist rulers Hamas and other factions killed 2,251 Palestinians, according to UN figuresIsrael is to host a working group of the International Criminal Court as it weighs whether to probe alleged war crimes in the 2014 Gaza war, an Israeli official said Friday. The group’s arrival “shortly” will be unprecedented, he told AFP on condition of anonymity, saying the visit was intended to show the ICC team “how the Israeli judicial system works”. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s spokesman declined to comment.

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