Minister of Foreign Affairs Mauro Vieira of Brazil says Russian President Vladimir Putin will face the risk of being arrested in view of the warrant issued by the International Criminal Court, should he enter the country, Report informs, citing Tio.

Asked if Putin could be arrested if he came to Brazil, a government official said:

“Anyone who goes to a country that is a member of the ICC can have problems, I have no doubt about that.”

According to the minister, Brazil respects and abides by the decisions of the International Criminal Court.