The European Parliament called for a special tribunal to be set up that could try Russian President Vladimir Putin for the crime of aggression against Ukraine.
The non-binding resolution said there was an “urgent need” for the EU and its member states to push for the establishment of the court. It also said the tribunal should have jurisdiction to investigate not only Putin and Russia’s leadership, but also Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko for aiding Moscow.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy welcomed the move by the parliament and called “on all our partners to support such a tribunal”. “Russia must be held accountable for its war of aggression and justice must prevail,” the Ukrainian leader wrote on Twitter.
Ukraine says a special tribunal is needed to…