On Monday, Ukrainian diplomacy at the UN It called on member states to “reprive the Russian Federation of its status as a permanent member of the UN Security Council and withdraw from the UN as a whole”.
Ukraine called Excluding Russia from the United Nations, Monday, December 26, more than ten months Beginning of the Russian invasion of its territory. Foreign Minister of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba emphasized this on Twitter “Russia’s presence in the Security Council and the UN as a whole is illegal”.
In parallel, Russia on Monday accused Kyiv of invading its territory, specifically launching a drone against an air base on Russian territory. Franceinfo summarizes the latest developments on the war front in Ukraine.
Kiev prompts peace summit…
“Every war ends as a result of actions on the battlefield and at the negotiating table.” In an interview with the American Press on Monday Associated Press (in English)Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba said Kyiv aims to hold a peace summit by the end of February, which would mark the first year since the Russian offensive in Ukraine began. “The United Nations can be the best place to organize this summit because it is not to benefit a particular country”, The head of Ukrainian diplomacy said in this interview.
However, the minister added that the talks could only be called if Russia first agreed to be prosecuted at the International Court of Justice for war crimes committed during the conflict. Russia “This is the only way to invite to this stage”, Dmytro Kuleba said.
… and expel Russia from the UN
“Ukraine calls on UN member states (…) to strip the Russian Federation of its status as a permanent member of the UN Security Council and withdraw from the UN as a whole”, Ukraine’s Foreign Ministry said in a statement late afternoon. According to Ukrainian diplomacy, Russia “Illegally occupying the Soviet Union’s seat on the UN Security Council” Since 1991, the Soviet Union has broken up into 15 new countries.
These are “Three decades of illegal presence at the UN have been marked by wars and the seizure of territory from other countries, the forced transfer of internationally recognized borders and attempts to satisfy its neo-imperialist ambitions”, kyiv condemnation.
This claim is unlikely to succeed Moscow UN Has permanent membership status of the Security Council, which confers veto power.
Moscow condemns Ukrainian drone strike over its border
According to Russian news agencies, a Ukrainian drone was shot down overnight while approaching a Russian base in Engels, Saratov Region (Russia), about 600 km from Ukraine. “Three Russian technicians at airport seriously injured after drone crashes”, citing the Defense Ministry, TASS agency reported. Regional governor Roman Bouzarquin confirmed the report in a telegram that three soldiers had been killed.
FSB claims to have dismantled Ukrainian “group of subversives”.
The Russian intelligence services (FSB) assured on Monday that they are a “Team of Saboteurs” Who are Ukrainians? “tried” Sunday to enter the Russian region of Bryansk, bordering Ukraine, where they had weapons and ammunition.
“Following armed clashes on December 25, four saboteurs were evacuated”The FSB, which is responsible for border security, said.
Ukrainian officials have not commented on the incident or on Russian allegations of a Ukrainian drone attack on a Russian base in Engels.