Joe Biden asks to try Vladimir Putin for war crimes for what happened in Bucha

Vladimir Putin and Joe Biden.

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The president of the United States, Joe Biden, believed that his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin should be tried for war crimes due to the alleged massacre committed by Russian troops in the Ukrainian town of Bucha.

We need to get all the details so there can be a war crimes trial.“, Biden said in statements to the press upon arriving at the White House from the state of Delaware.

this guy is brutal and what is happening in Bucha is outrageous,” added the president, who stressed that Putin “should be held accountable” for what happened.

Asked if he considers what happened in Bucha a genocide, Biden said that for him it is a “war crime”, which shows that he was right when in mid-March he first described Putin as a “war criminal” for his invasion of the Ukraine.

You will remember that they criticized me for calling Putin a war criminal. The truth is that all of you have seen what has happened in Bucha. That justifies him, he is a war criminal, but we have to collect the information”, he stressed.

He added that he will continue to “add sanctions” to Russia, as the European Union (EU) has also promised to do, after the “atrocities” perpetrated by the Russian armed forces in several Ukrainian cities from which they have withdrawn.

The Ukrainian authorities have reported the discovery of more than 400 bodies in the streets of Bucha, which according to the Ukrainian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dmitro Kuleba, “is the worst massacre in Europe since World War II.”

That town in northern Ukraine, near kyiv, was besieged by Russian troops for weeks and, after their withdrawal, hundreds of bodies were discovered in its streets, some with their hands tied behind their backs, as reporters on the ground have documented. of international media.

The human rights organization Human Rights Watch (HRW) claimed to have indications that the Russian Army has committed possible war crimes in the areas under its control, including summary executions of civilians.

The Russian government has categorically rejected the participation of its soldiers in these alleged massacres, including that of Bucha.

With information from Eph.

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