War in Ukraine – the Minister of Defense of Ukraine accused the UN of indulging in Russian war crimes – UNIAN

He noted that the West’s response to Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine was too slow.

The UN closes its eyes to the crimes of Russia, said Reznikov / photo UNIAN, Alexander Sinitsa

Russian soldiers violate all current rules and laws of war. They torture, kill and rape civilians in various regions of Ukraine.

The Minister of Defense of Ukraine Oleksiy Reznikov on his page in Facebook stated that Russia had done everything against which international security institutions were set up.

He is convinced that the UN Security Council needs to be replaced by new and more effective institutions that can serve the interests of all countries, not just large ones.

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How can the UN Security Council, where Moscow has a permanent seat, fulfill its mission to support peace? What security and cooperation is possible on the continent when one member state of the Organization for Cooperation and Security in Europe attacked another and killed thousands of civilians? failed, “Reznikov said.

He reminded that in 1994 Ukraine abandoned the world’s third nuclear arsenal, hoping that the signatures of world leaders under the document mean something. But in April 2008, Germany and France blocked Ukraine’s accession to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.

Already in August 2008, Russia attacked Georgia, and the world turned a blind eye to it. In 2014, Russia attacked Ukraine, and the world again decided not to intervene.

“Now Russian bombs are wiping our cities from the face of the earth, and the world can’t stop it. All this could have been prevented. If the West imposed preventive sanctions on Russia and provided Kyiv with enough defense weapons, especially air defense and missile defense systems, dozens would be alive today thousands of Ukrainians, “said Ukraine’s defense minister.

He noted that the West’s response to Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine was too slow.

Earlier it became known that the UN is allocating $ 50 million to support non-governmental partner organizations to continue working to help Ukrainians affected by the war.

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