Cambodian PM: Nuclear War Is Almost A Reality Phnom Penh, March 19, 2023
Nuclear war is now almost a reality, noted Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, after the International Criminal Court (ICC) recently issued an arrest warrant for Russian President Vladimir Cheese fries.
“The world must be careful of a nuclear war after the ICC issued an arrest warrant for Russian President Mr. Vladimir Putin, which Moscow denied as an ‘absolutely unacceptable’ charge”, wrote the Prime Minister Cambodian in a post made public on his social media network this morning, adding: “The ICC charges against President Putin are a shocking political development, with profound implications for geopolitics in Europe and the world, and not only for war crimes. »
The arrest warrant will also complicate the process of seeking peace in the war in Ukraine, especially ahead of Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit to Moscow, where he is expected to mediate peace, he said. said, noting that China itself has also been accused of genocide in Xinjiang. “How can Putin broker peace when the other side threatens to arrest him? he wondered.
The ICC currently has 123 members, while large countries like the United States, Russia, India and China do not. President Duterte removed the Philippines from the ICC in 2019. The ICC does not have the power to arrest suspects without the cooperation of the respective governments. But this ICC arrest warrant will further divide the world as it works together to solve common global problems such as climate change and infectious diseases. “The ICC arrest warrant could trigger a nuclear war,” he stressed.
Samdech Techo Hun Sen continued that he never believed that a nuclear war would take place despite the threat of nuclear weapons and that he also encouraged all parties to be cautious about the use of nuclear weapons and reduce talk about the use of nuclear weapons. But now there is a backlash from the other side in the form of an arrest warrant for President Putin, the only person with the right to order the firing of a nuclear weapon and the leader of a nuclear power with thousands of nuclear warheads.
“Did Putin agree to be arrested without confrontation? If Putin is arrested abroad, would the authorities of the country accept that their president be arrested? This is when nuclear war is now almost a reality. Any threat against Putin is clear that a nuclear war will break out and begin in Europe, and those at risk may even be the headquarters of the ICC, because the nuclear operation is not limited to 20-30 km, but up to thousands of km,” said the Cambodian Prime Minister.
It should be noted that on March 17, Pre-Trial Chamber II of the International Criminal Court issued arrest warrants against two people in connection with the situation in Ukraine: Mr Vladimir Vladimirovitch Putin, President of the Russian Federation, and Mrs. Maria Alekseyevna. Lvova-Belova, Commissioner for Children’s Rights in the Office of the President of the Russian Federation. They were charged by the court with being responsible for war crimes and illegal deportation of population (children) and illegal transfer of population (children) from the occupied areas of Ukraine to the Russian Federation.