The UN General Assembly overwhelmingly calls for an end to the war in Ukraine. The resolution garnered 141 votes in favor, 7 against and 32 abstentions, among which those of China, India, South Africa, Cuba and a majority of African countries stand out. The EU, the US and several Latin American countries promoted the initiative that condemns the Russian invasion.
Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba thanked Kiev for its support: “We are satisfied with the result, and the message is clear, no matter what Russia tries and how it tries to undermine the international order and the coalition in support of territorial integrity. of Ukraine, fails time after time”.
For European diplomacy it is considered a victory… The head of European diplomacy, Josep Borrell declared that: “On the Russian side… …peace”
A bittersweet victory over Hungary’s blockade
Although a victory with a bittersweet flavor, because once again the blockade of Hungary has prevented the Twenty-seven from agreeing on a new round of sanctions against Russia.
The ministers will meet again in the coming days to try to reach an agreement.
US announces more sanctions on Russia
The United States has announced a new package of sanctions that it described as “unrelenting”. In addition, the White House has declared that it will approve a new aid package for kyiv.
Source: Euronews Español