The US and Mauritania sign an agreement to deal with cases presumed to fell within the competence of the ICC.
New York, 19 September: The Islamic Republic of Mauritania, represented by Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation Dah Ould Abdi, and the government of the USA, represented by the State Department undersecretary for political affairs, Mr Marc Grossman, signed on Tuesday, 17 September 2002, in New York an agreement on the ability of the national courts in the two countries to deal with cases presumed to fell within the competence of the International Criminal Court.
This agreement comes to consolidate cooperation between the two countries in the sphere of combating international crime.
Source: BBC Monitoring Middle East - Political Supplied by BBC Worldwide Monitoring (Text of report by Mauritanian news agency AMI web site) - 21Sep02
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