Lithuania asks international criminal court to investigate war crimes in Ukraine

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Lithuanian Prime Minister Ingrida Simonyte walks outside Downing Street in London, Britain February 8, 2022. REUTERS/Tom Nicholson

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VILNIUS, Feb 28 (Reuters) - Lithuania's government announced on Monday it will ask prosecutors at the International Criminal Court to investigate "war crimes and crimes against humanity in Ukraine".

"There is new material coming in every day, but we have enough of it by now to file the request," Lithuanian Prime Minister Ingrida Simonyte said in a televised cabinet meeting.

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Reporting by Andrius Sytas, writing by Terje Solsvik, editing by Gwladys Fouche

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