Volodymyr Zelensky is expected at the United Nations
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky addressed the UN for the first time on Tuesday. A year ago, he was exceptionally authorized to intervene via a video message. This time, he will attend the annual high-level session of the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday and a special meeting of the Security Council on Wednesday before traveling to Washington, where he will be welcomed at the White House. House is Jupiter.
“For us, it is very important that our words, our messages are heard by our partners”He made the announcement Monday while visiting wounded Ukrainian soldiers at a New York hospital. “Ukraine will present a concrete proposal to UN member states on how to strengthen the principle of territorial integrity and enhance the UN’s capacity to counter and stop the aggression.”He said that day X (formerly Twitter).
After the Russian invasion, a majority of countries adopted several resolutions in the UN General Assembly supporting Ukraine and its territorial integrity or calling for Russia’s withdrawal. But after a year and a half of war, particularly with food security implications, some countries in the South are calling for a diplomatic solution.
At this stage, Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is expected to intervene on stage. Unlike many Western powers, Brazil has not imposed financial sanctions on Russia or agreed to supply ammunition to Kiev, and is trying to position itself as a mediator, like China and Indonesia.
Traditionally, a Brazilian would be the first head of state to speak. Following him in particular are US President Joe Biden and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who are trying to revive the Ukrainian grain export deal via the Black Sea.
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