Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky lashed out at Russia during his address to the United Nations Security Council on Tuesday. The President of Ukraine said that Russia’s attitude is no different from terrorists. He said that the world is yet to know the full truth of Ukraine.
On Monday, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky addressed the United Nations Security Council. Regarding the mass killing of civilians in Bucha, he said, Russia’s attitude is no different from that of terrorists. Zelensky said mass graves had been found there after the city of Bucha was freed from the occupation of Russian forces. Dead bodies of people have been found. At least 300 civilians have been killed. He said the casualties could also increase in Borodanka and other cities.
“I want to emphasize that we are interested in the most complete, transparent investigation possible,” Zelensky said in his video address of the night. The consequences of which will be known and explained to the whole international community.” He said, ‘The world is yet to know the full truth of Ukraine.’ Zelensky called for reform of the UN Security Council. He said that either throw Russia out Or dissolve yourself if you can’t do anything.
Thomas-Greenfield said that the US will now seek Russia’s suspension from the UN Human Rights Council, together with Ukraine, European countries and other United Nations (UN) partners.
US President Joe Biden has called for a war crime trial and more sanctions against Russia over the deaths in Bucha.
The European Union has offered to send a team of investigators to Ukraine to collect evidence. The EU has said it is discussing new punitive measures against Moscow. A senior official said that the EU is considering oil and coal sanctions on Russia.
On the other hand, Moscow has denied taking responsibility for the deaths of ordinary people in the war. Russia has claimed that the photographs of bodies of Bucha and other areas of Kyiv suburbs are fake.
Meanwhile, the European Commission proposed new sanctions against Russia, including an import ban on coal worth 4 billion euros per year.
US National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan said more sanctions on Moscow, more weapons for Ukraine, and an alleged war by Russian troops are putting pressure on United States President Vladimir Putin on multiple fronts. “At this juncture we believe that Russia is modifying its war objective,” Sullivan told reporters at the White House. He wants to focus on “eastern and southern parts of Ukraine”.
Germany has expelled 40 Russian envoys over the killings in Ukraine’s Bucha and said it was preparing for next steps with allies.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday spoke to his Israeli counterpart Naftali Bennett during which the two leaders held detailed discussions on various geopolitical developments, including the current situation in Ukraine.
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