Preliminary examination


On 9 December 2020, the Prosecutor, closed the preliminary examination into Iraq/UK and decided not to request the opening an investigation, having concluded, following a thorough examination, that none of the potential cases arising from the situation would be admissible before the ICC at the present time.  This is without prejudice to a reconsideration based on new facts or evidence.  The Office's report explains the basis of its conclusion in greater detail.