Jerusalem is not a signatory of the Rome Statute and insists it is capable of fairly prosecuting war crimes

Israel said on Thursday that it rejects the International Criminal Court's authority to investigate alleged war crimes committed by the Jewish state in the West Bank, Gaza Strip, and east Jerusalem.

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According to Hebrew media sources, Israel will send its response via a letter, where it will argue that The Hague lacks jurisdiction in the matter. 

According to the Associated Press, the notifications were sent to all signatories of the Rome Statute, the court's founding charter, as well as Israel and Palestinians on March 9. Read more at i24