"African Ministerial" its leaders to withdraw from the International Criminal recommend

African leaders: ICC Court of selective targeting African presidents at the helm

Concluded the Foreign Ministers of Member States of the African Union meeting 29, Thursday evening, the lifting of the decisions and recommendations to the African Union summit at the level of the 27 leaders and leaders, scheduled on Sunday and Monday. According to a senior African diplomat source who attended the meeting of foreign ministers, meeting reached a recommendation that hold African Member States are signatories to the Rome Statute, 34 countries guestrooms, meeting in November next (the source did not mention his place); to discuss the decision of the mass withdrawal of " international Criminal Court. " In the same regard, the source explained that the Ministerial Council approved a recommendation commissioned a ministerial committee in Africa, chaired by the Foreign Minister of Ethiopia, Tedros Odhanom, make a visit (yet unscheduled) to the UN Security Council to brief him on the African Union's position on the "Criminal Court." The source expected to witness the upcoming African summit, which is taking place in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa in January 2017, the decision to withdraw the African collective of "Criminal Court." And released by the African Summit No. 26, which was held in Addis Ababa on 30 and January 31 last, proposed a collective withdrawal of Africans, "Criminal Court"; where she described the summit this court as a "selective court of targeting African presidents in power," and that it " dealing standards in dealing with the abuses and violations that occur in the world, and have made Africa a target to focus on the prosecution of African leaders. " With regard to the election of a new head of the African Union Commission (as the executive organ of the Union), the successor to Dlamini-Zuma, the African diplomatic source pointed out that the Ministerial Council issued recommendations include holding elections in Kigali summit via secret ballot. And it founded the African Union Commission in 1963, and Zuma assumed the presidency in October / October 2012, as the first woman to hold the post. And limited competition to succeed Zuma, between Speciosa Wandira Kazibwe, Vice President of Uganda, and Balonomi Vinson Muatoa, Botswana's foreign minister, in addition to Ojabito AMPA tied up, the Foreign Minister of Guinea Equatorial. African foreign ministers to the summit's recommendations included, as well, to emphasize the hard stance of the African Union in supporting the Palestinian cause, and the option of creating two states, Israel and Palestine, and end the occupation, and the District of Jewish settlements' products, and the right of return for Palestinian refugees. Regarding the issuance of passport African consolidated proposal to facilitate the freedom of movement between countries of the continent, he said the same source that the recommendations of the Foreign Ministers of the African Union called for coordination with all countries of the continent to the implementation of the single passport, which is placed upon the African Union and African countries logo separately. The recommendations include, in this context, leaving the freedom of each country, in the first phase, granting African passport to travel to specific figures. The source said that the recommendations dealt with economic issues, and stressed the importance of a free African region, accelerating the economic integration process, and the opening of borders between African States and the freedom of movement of people and goods. The source explained that the recommendations of the Ministerial Council agreed to the Summit of Afro-Arab cooperation in November next Equatorial Guinea, that the African Union to distribute invitations to countries participating in the summit. The source pointed out that the Ministerial Council referred the cases of terrorism, conflicts and crises on the continent to the summit, "the African Union Peace and Security Council," which will be held next Saturday. It is scheduled to African leaders Leger at the conclusion of their summit, on Sunday and Monday, the recommendations of the ministerial meeting and summit, "the AU's Peace and Security Council" (a permanent body for decision-making on conflict prevention, management and resolution within the African Union).