Signs Of War: UN General Assembly Rejects Russia-Initiated Draft Resolution In Support Of INF Treaty

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Signs Of War: UN General Assembly Rejects Russia-Initiated Draft Resolution In Support Of INF Treaty

INF Treaty

On December 21, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) voted down a Russia-initiated resolution in support of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF Treaty).

The draft called on UN GA members to support the treaty as one of the cornerstones of European and international security. The document also called on the signatories to the treaty – Russia and the US – to continue consultations to keep it in place.

“A threat to the treaty’s existence emerged this October when the United States announced its plans to unilaterally withdraw from it,” Russia’s Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations Dmitry Polyansky said commenting on the draft resolution. He recalled and warned that the breakdown of the treaty is fraught with another round of a full-scale arms race.

43 states voted for the document, 46 – against, 78 – abstained. The US, European Union states, Ukraine, Japan and Turkey voted against. China, Iran, Syria, member states of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) and some Latin American countries were among the supporters of the document.

It’s important to note that the Russia-proposed non-binding resolution was rejected by EU member states, which in fact should be interested in keeping the INF Treaty in force. The reason is that if the US withdraws from the treaty, US missiles deployed in these states will make them a target of possible Russian retaliatory strike. Supporting the US withdrawal from the INF Treaty, these states turn Europe into a battle ground of a possible exchange of strikes between the US and Russia. It’s hard to imagine that even during the Cold War the UNGA would not support a peaceful non-binding resolution proposed by one of the sides.

There are two main explanations of the December 21 vote of on the INF Treaty resolution in the UNGA:

  • The governments of a number of European states are not independent in their foreign policy;
  • The elites of thse states do not link their personal future as well as the future of their families with their national states.

Furthermore, the negative vote on the UNGA resolution in support of the INF Treaty is another signal of the growing danger of war. MORE ON THE ISSUE:

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  • Sinbad2

    The good news is Europeans will welcome using their countries as the battlefield for the upcoming American assault on Russia.

    • Tommy Jensen

      True. They are zombified.
      As long they are allowed to keep a pair of rosy Nike shoes, an Iphone and their Associate Senior Assistant Quality Assurance Manager title, you can do anything with them.

      • Assad must stay (gr8rambino)

        ahhaahhahaha too funny

  • Dick Von Dast’Ard

    Something seriously wrong in the mindset of the Atlantacist elites community.

    • Tommy Jensen

      $$

  • Bigaess Wangmane

    As usual, European elites are all too willing to to sacrifice their citizens to please their longstanding Zionist owners whom are already responsible for 75 million dead (mostly) Europeans in WW1 & 2.

    • gustavo

      Guees what, again Switzerland will be again neutral, WOW, the center of the central banks in the World.

  • S Melanson

    What is interesting is how close the vote was.

    • CANADIAN SHEPHERD

      What is very interesting is how many countries abstained from the vote… 70 something

  • VeeNarian (Yerevan)

    The EU slave states really believe that US Evil Empire can achieve the destruction of Russia that Hitler tried in WW2.
    The poor fools have no idea of their own mortality.

  • VeeNarian (Yerevan)

    It is race for Russia, China, Iran and other FREE nations to destroy the domination of the USD and cut the US military down to size, before the nukes start to fly. What a cliff-hanger!

  • Joe

    True the possible war will be fought far from the US continent and my bet is end result if it goes global

    Russia will control Europe ,
    Iran and allies ME
    China Asia
    USA North and South American … and it will last for 1000 years.
    Period.

    • CANADIAN SHEPHERD

      The only way one can profit from war is to not physically be a part of it… The US believes war is profitable because it supplies them and does not receive the death and destruction on its own territory. That will change in this war.

  • stary ujo

    46 states want war , o.k will war !

  • Kire Stojanovski

    Turkey votes against too!?! Are they conscious that in the case of war their Ingirlik base is one of the top priority targets for the Russian missiles? Are they conscious that an explosion of all the USA nuclear arsenal in it will literally erase all Turkey from the map?