News 24, a news site in South Africa, reported on Wednesday, citing two informed sources, that Pretoria expects to issue… international justice Court A decision the day after tomorrow, Friday, regarding taking urgent measures to stop the war in Gaza strip.
Israeli Channel 13 also said that there was “news” that the court would publish its decision regarding the South African lawsuit on Friday.
In the preliminary ruling, the International Court of Justice will not address the main question of whether Israel is committing genocide but will only consider the possibility of taking possible urgent measures until the court considers the case fully, a process that usually takes years.
Commenting on the news, a spokesman for the South African Ministry of Justice said on the X platform, “We do not have any official statement yet from the court about the date of the ruling.”
An Israeli Foreign Ministry spokesman said he was not aware of the matter and was checking it.
The South African news website reported that a government delegation arrived in The Hague in anticipation of the ruling.
Earlier this month, South Africa asked the International Court of Justice to order an urgent halt to Israel's devastating war on Gaza, accusing Israel of committing genocide.
Israel rejected the genocide accusations, describing them as “grossly distorted” and saying that it had the right to defend itself and that it was targeting Islamic Resistance Movement militants (agitation) Not Palestinian civilians.