By Kathleen Magramo, Jack Guy, Aditi Sangal, Adrienne Vogt, Leinz Vales and Matt Meyer, CNN
Updated 8:38 p.m. ET, March 17, 2023
The US leader acknowledged the court’s authority is not recognized by Russia or the US, “but I think it makes a very strong point,” he said.
Putin has “clearly committed war crimes,” Biden added.
The White House said it welcomed accountability for perpetrators of war crimes but stopped short of a full-throated endorsement of the ICC’s arrest warrant when it issued an initial statement earlier Friday.