Russia-Ukraine conflict news: International Criminal Court investigators are on their way to Ukraine to look into Russian war crimes.
The International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague, the Netherlands, is dispatching an investigation team to Ukraine. Their team will look at a collective international complaint filed against Russia for war crimes committed during the continuing conflict with Ukraine.
The Ukrainian Parliament stated that a team of ICC investigators is on their way to Ukraine to begin their investigation.
The International Criminal Court (ICC) launched an investigation into suspected war crimes perpetrated by Russian military and the Russian government during the invasion of Ukraine on Thursday.
"Tribunal [ICC] in The Hague [headquarters in The Netherlands] began an inquiry into suspected #Russian war crimes," Belarusian media outlet Nexta tweeted.
As a result of the gunfire, the factory caught fire. Following the event, US President Joe Biden and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson met with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy about the fire at the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power facility and the ground operations to extinguish the flames.
Following the event, the British Prime Minister stated that he will convene an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council.
The Russian military has now taken over Europe's largest nuclear power plant site at Zaporizhzhia, according to sources.