Russia-Ukraine conflict- Ukraine harshly criticised the situation, calling it a “slap in the face to the international community.”
In response to criticism over its April UN Security Council presidency, Russia defended itself on Monday, stating that it would not misuse the position to justify its invasion of Ukraine.
Vassily Nebenzia, the Russian envoy to the UN, stated, “We do not abuse the prerogatives of the presidency.”
“The national position is one issue. At a press conference to mark Russia taking over the rotating position, he added, “The second item is the function of the presidency of the Security Council.
Ukraine and its allies criticised the situation harshly, calling it a “slap in the face to the international community.”
“As you are aware, Russia will soon take over as Security Council head. began on April 1. It’s like an April Fool’s joke,” the US envoy, Linda Thomas-Greenfield, said.
The fact is, however, that the bench rotates. We anticipate that they will act appropriately,” she said.
The envoy continued, “But we also anticipate that they will use their position to advance their own agenda with regard to Ukraine, and we will stand ready to call them out at every single moment that they try to do so.
Since February of last year, Russia’s assault of Ukraine has been the subject of months of “propaganda” criticism from Ukraine and the West.
Such criticism, according to Nebenzia, is “in the vein of the Western narrative,” and in response, Kyiv’s allies are accused of spreading false information, particularly regarding “the situation of Ukrainian children who were allegedly abducted from Ukraine and brought to the United States.”
Nebenzia argued that this critique was “in the vein of the Western narrative” and charged that Kyiv’s allies had been spreading false information, particularly regarding “the situation of Ukrainian children who were allegedly abducted from Ukraine and brought to Russia against their will.”
“We do not abuse the prerogatives of the presidency,” said Vassily Nebenzia, Russia’s representative to the UN.
“One problem is the position of the country. He continued, “The second item is the function of the presidency of the Security Council,” at a press conference to commemorate Russia taking over the rotating position.
The situation was severely criticised by Ukraine and its supporters, who called it a “slap in the face to the international community.”
As you know, starting on April 1, Russia will preside over the Security Council. Like an April Fool’s joke, Linda Thomas-Greenfield, the US ambassador, said.
Additionally, the nation that is in the presidency typically plans two or three distinct gatherings on particular subjects.
On April 24, one of them, titled “The Defense of the Principles of the UN Charter,” is scheduled to be presided over by Sergei Lavrov, the foreign minister of Russia.
According to deputy British ambassador James Kariuki, “Russia is in no position to talk about international law or the values of the UN.”