On the Verdict of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia in the Case of Ratko Mladić
As delivered by Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. Harry Kamian
to the Permanent Council, Vienna
November 23, 2017
The United States notes the judgment of the Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia in the case of Ratko Mladic.
The United States supports the important work of the ICTY and respects its ruling.
Mr. Chair, we will continue to remember the victims of the horrific crimes committed in the former Yugoslavia.
We urge the countries and peoples of the region to refrain from divisive rhetoric, respect the court’s verdict, and work together to build a better future for the entire region.
Thank you, Mr. Chair.