On April 22nd, the draft UN “Declaration of solidarity of the United Nations in the face of the challenges posed by the coronavirus disease 2019”, proposed by Russia, and co-sponsored by 34 member countries was blocked.
In relation to that, Russia’s permanent mission to the UN issued a statement.
It said that a group of Western and adjoining states blocked it.
“Before resubmitting the draft to the UNGA, we adjusted the text taking into account the approaches and priorities of interested delegations and supplemented it with a number of significant provisions previously approved in various international formats.”
According to the statement, the main objective of the Russian project was to call for solidarity of the world community in the face of a pandemic, especially in relation to the support of developing countries.
In that context, Russia added a link to the statement of the “Group of 77” and China on the topic of coronavirus – an official document of the UN General Assembly on the position of more than 130 states on this issue.
Among other things, the document calls for the rejection of unilateral economic sanctions against developing countries.
In that regard, Russia primarily reacted to the appeals of these countries themselves, which are experiencing serious problems in confronting the disease due to coercive measures being employed against them.
“Our updated text also emphasized the importance of universal coverage of health services, increasing the production of medicines and their availability, providing international financial institutions support to countries in need, and sending urgent humanitarian assistance. The manifestations of racism and xenophobia in the context of the fight against infection were condemned, and the need to respect human rights was emphasized.”
Thus, the Russian mission said that those who blocked the declaration in the UN General Assembly moved towards the promotion, in a way, of politicized approaches, phobias and narrow group interests.
“They clearly demonstrated that their calls for solidarity and assistance to countries with limited resources to combat the coronavirus are nothing more than a propaganda trick. You can’t help with one hand, and squeeze the noose on the neck of those you help with the other.
Unfortunately, these “compassionate” states did not heed the corresponding appeal of the UN Secretary-General, for whose support they did not cease to trumpet, but in words only.”
In conclusion, it vowed to continue working with the like-minded states to provide a constructive dialogue, which would then lead to a results-oriented contribution by the UN General Assembly to counter COVID-19.
“In this regard, we welcome the decision of the President of the General Assembly to appoint the Permanent Representatives of Afghanistan and Croatia to the Organization as coordinators of the negotiation process within the framework of the UN General Assembly on initiatives related to coronavirus.”
This is the second time that Russia proposed the draft declaration.
On April 22nd, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Dmitry Kuleba said that Ukraine blocked this resolution at the UN, which said that the sanctions regime should be weakened.
He said that Russia put to the vote a new document, which essentially coincided with the previous one, blocked by the UN on April 3rd.
“The text behind this noble name has many right things and one manipulation that could entail strategic destructive consequences for the international security system – the launch of the process of lifting international sanctions. Nothing prevents cooperation of states in their fight against coronavirus and overcoming its consequences. Against this background, attempts to abuse humanitarian goals to plant a mine under international sanctions applied in response to gross violations of international law, including sanctions over Russian aggression against Ukraine, is an obvious manipulation by Russia,” Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba said regarding the April 3rd declaration.
“So, silent procedure has been interrupted. The Russian resolution shall not be adopted. We will continue blocking Russia’s efforts to destroy the sanctions regime,” Kuleba added.
Earlier, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov indicated that the spread of coronavirus intensified the struggle between large countries. According to him, this could lead to global international conflicts.
Essentially, Ukraine, through its own interest or forwarding the agenda of others, is blocking the UN declaration against COVID-19 simply so that “Russian aggression” does not go unpunished, to simply spite Moscow and nothing else.
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It is great to see Russia again asserting itself as the champion of the world’s majority. The US and few toadies just look mean and irrelevant. India sent two shiploads of wheat to Iran and will keep on trading.
Well to be honest russia is mot run by a packa covert lumpcheeked gutless wonder cowards! The sad bit is if they see russia war,suddenly they would all wanna suk russian c0k,for sure!
This whole fucking UN circus has been hijacked by Jew cunts and Americunts and should be reformed. Americunts are now a deadbeat global third world laughing stock. The new world body should be based on majority rules and no VETO. India, China, Russian,Indonesia, Mexico, Iran, Vietnam etc are the new powerhouses with the main economies. Americunts are dying in the streets and limey gits are begging India for help. So hanging on to an outdated failed UN is like a desperate pimp pushing a toothless 75 year old diseased whore. Not a very healthy look.
There should ne no more UN as it is. NO MORE
The original members of the United Nations were: the Republic of China, France, the Soviet Union, the United Kingdom, the United States (these first five forming the Security Council), Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Byelorussia, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Czechoslovakia, Denmark and severel more.
I had no hostile relation to Iran apart from I see no reasons for them mnaking a lot of weapons and mazke thrests to us by producing Nukes too.
But I with not support Iran with a single kroner, when we are asked back to Iraq by an lected Goverment – even almost all shiits – and then are bombarded with Ballistics by Iran.
1) Iran should use those warmoney for modern agriculture 2) We dont made those overwhelming amiunts of children and therefore should not feed them.
Iran even before those sanctions has very high unimployment rates. Those are made by the Leaders, they have chosen themselves. Ot includes most women hardly do a thing. Its also stupidity they educate many to advanced jobs and dont create advanced jobs.
The situation is exact the same for Russia and its supporters in their homemade Cirkus. They are not able to make a productive middleclass and has not changed in that from the days of the Zars.
I donbtg care if its some old Engels or religios crap. But are not my cup of coffee here. I support UN less and less.Why should the productive ones in the world suppport foreigners, which even – as we see dayli here – are hostile backstabbers of the worst kind.
I have followed ME for years. Its the same thing ll over. Old days are the best added being kept stupid and told westerns incl. just does a lot of bad, but there is never a thing about any there does any good themselves.
Much to me as they expect we should decline or collapse down to their own level wishing us fiasco to be like them.
I am open and from an open forneeded country. Thats why we have the level of livingstandards we have and not some oil. Its what WE DO by that very important tool.
TOOL is the key.
Great parts of ME and Russia too are not even able tyo copy and implement the good methods of Ours. We in the high develloped zone of the world copy that good parts from each other. as well as western economics are specaliced production done by the best we can get – and not by Country. We mainly are united in this.
I can only see Russians being United with fx Syria in inisisting in being non devlloped.
I saw it again yesterday as very good esamples and heard the Armata should be the best tank in the whoile world and now should be tested in Syria.
How can people here 200% already know its the best, if it still is under test. Anybosy can build such a very good tank, if they have money with no limitations. They even can put gold and diamonds on it. And whats best, when the Russians themselves hardly can efford to use them themselves. Further¨more evealutions from very different experts says, that the upgraded newest Leopard according to them even seemes better.
It was the same for the the javelin missile. It was old, not known and weak. Well someone must be very stupid in this, because USA put them on half of their brand new Stryker light tanks against hard target(Stryer aree known for having strong wheels insted of caterpillat).
So much for the knowledge level about things. Using Covid as a cheep commercial makes me sick.
Food is same thing. Most Iranian farming is from old days or before that. If those unimplyed has no food, they should frow it Yourself instead of supporting some Aytalloh in farming too.
Russia has the best tanks in the world (period) the world saw how german yanks were torn off their chassis in syria,besides russian tanks hace 1800 bhp comnpared to 600-700bhp of the best of the wests,so on that very significant aspect,just like terminal velocity of infact a few russian/soviet fighter jets capable of mach 3+ evident unlike anything the west of todays and to the other fact supersonic and hypersonic and the most advance humane ep technology and to the fact the more diligent christian orthodox where you need see stats is only hundreds not hundreds of thjousand coimpared to you nefarious last world false religion of the lgbtq/aids add to the fact the most dynamic european economy second to none in factual the richest bank seens hsbc are just another part of fake phoney and false deadbeat bonds where it ceritainly shown inso much as to how innefective todays real 3rd world eu-epp societys have become,then you gotta ask why the other here mugh more intelligent than low iq you are whom decry your utter bullsht to the point,well i hope you enjoy the flogging by the truth and no matter what you do or try to say,you have no grasp on the realm,fool not the intellects but only your petty useless selfs with all the garbage about mocking the most decent civilised logical and certainly far better educatec than you millenial updeassed drug addicts on smack or crack not only you put a curse on your own kind but you are still too dumb to be aware of the facts LOOK UP THE REALNUMBERS ASSFLOGGED,AND YES RUSSIA GEAR TRULY WORKS BETTER,JUST LOOK AT THE COVOID STATS,WITH YE LUMPCHEEKED FACIST LOSERS!
Nice try Russian admin. The USadmin doesn’t want solidarity of the world. This will only change when the american public change it. However, that is unlikely for some while considering how they are hounded, herded and driven into panic and poverty. Of course that model of social engineering applies to european countries too.