Chafing at the "baseless, unprecedented and outrageous attacks on my person", Mr Duterte said in a statement that he was serving notice that the Philippines was withdrawing its ratification of the Rome Statute.
Last month, the ICC announced that it would begin a preliminary examination on alleged extrajudicial killings associated with the president's bloody drug war.
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Rights advocates and attorneys said quitting the court would not eliminate the possibility of a case before it.
However, the country has yet to file a formal notice to withdraw from the global tribunal. He has refused to accept some police may be systematically executing suspected dealers, as activists say.
Police have denied the charges, insisting they only shot armed suspects in self-defense during legitimate anti-drug raids. "They feel that this will proceed to an investigation", Sabio told Reuters, adding the withdrawal "will have no binding legal effect".
Last month, he indicated he would cooperate with the ICC examination and even said he would prefer a firing squad to prison.
The ICC can only intervene when a member state is unable or unwilling to carry out investigations and prosecute suspected perpetrators.
The ICC's examination seeks to establish whether crimes have taken place, and such a process typically takes years. He said the Rome Statute that established the tribunal for heinous leaders can not be enforced in the Philippines because it has not been made public as required by law after Filipino senators ratified it in 2011.
Harry Roque, Duterte's spokesman, said the firebrand leader has instructed Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea to notify the ICC of the Philippines' withdrawal. The president renewed his verbal attacks against United Nations human rights officials who have expressed alarm over the massive killings.
"President Duterte's withdrawal from the Rome Statute is meant to escape accountability by present and even future officials for crimes committed against the people and humanity". Rodrigo Duterte's violent crackdown on drug dealers and drug users by his government's forces has left thousands dead.
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