Ambassador Rumen Alexandrov calls for strengthening of the fight against impunity for the most serious crimes under international law and for the universality of the Rome Statute06 December 2019 News
The 18th Annual Session of the Meeting of the States Parties to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court takes place in The Hague from 2-7 December 2019, with the participation of numerous ministers, secretaries of state, high magistrates and ambassadors from 123 countries. The General debate within the session was opened by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, H.E. Mr Stef Block, and was attended by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Finland - as the rotating presidency of the Council of the EU.
In his speech, the head of the Bulgarian delegation for the session, H.E. Mr Rumen Alexandrov, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Bulgaria to the Kingdom of the Netherlands, expressed the support of our country for the activity of the Court in the fight against impunity for the most serious crimes under international law and called for the universality of the Rome Statute. It was also stressed that Bulgaria attaches great importance to the election of a new Attorney General of the Court and of the most qualified judges during the 2020 elections.