Palestinians say Israel withdrew foreign minister's travel pass after ICC meet

The Palestinian government on Monday said Israel had stripped its foreign minister of a travel permit after he met with the International Criminal Court chief prosecutor Fatou Bensouda. The Hague-based ICC tribunal, which has faced frequent criticism by Israel, this month opened a formal investigation into alleged war crimes in the Palestinian territories. Palestinian foreign minister Riyad Al-Maliki met with Bensouda on Thursday. But on his return to the occupied West Bank on Sunday he had his “VIP card” withdrawn, Palestinian officials said. The card is identification issued to Palestinian o…

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