US Won’t Honor Palestinian Interpol Warrants, Top Lawmaker Says

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Senator Ben Cardin of Maryland. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

A top US lawmaker said that Washington won’t honor Palestinian warrants issued through Interpol, though a Palestinian official claimed Ramallah had no plans to use the international policing body to seek the arrest of Israelis, but rather would pursue Palestinian criminals, including a top rival of Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas.

Interpol voted Wednesday to include Palestine as a member state, in a new boost to Palestinian efforts for international recognition and influence amid long-stalled negotiations with Israel for full statehood.

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Source:: The Algemeiner

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