February 28, 2011 / 11:28 AM / 8 years ago

ICC prosecutor says expects to open Libya probe

THE HAGUE, Feb 28 (Reuters) - The International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutor said on Monday he hoped to complete a preliminary examination of the violence in Libya in a few days before opening a full investigation.

The United Nations Security Council has imposed sanctions on Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi and his family, and wants Libya’s crackdown on anti-government demonstrators referred to the ICC. (Reporting by Svebor Kranjc; Writing by Aaron Gray-Block; editing by Tim Pearce)

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