Time for peace in Ukraine, says UN

“AInternational conflicts must be resolved in a peaceful way,” said Antonio Guterres, in New York, at a special session of this organization of the United Nations, foreign ministers of several European countries and the UN.

The session, requested by Ukraine to mark two years since the start of the Russian invasion, follows a similar event at the organization's General Assembly.

Before Guterres spoke, Russia's ambassador to the UN, Vassily Nebenzia, asked to speak to warn that he would not heed the “ritual chants” of the European delegation. To discuss the war between Israel and Hamas in Gaza.

No vote is scheduled until after Friday's Security Council meeting, which will be an opportunity for European representatives to show their solidarity in defending Ukraine, whose Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba is also present.

However, the event coincides with a critical juncture in relations due to the Republican blockade and the difficulty of the United States, Ukraine's main supplier of military goods, approving a new military aid package to Kiev. Lower House of Congress.

Guterres insisted in his intervention that it was easier to reach an agreement on the future than on the past, referring to a specific reading of Russian-Ukrainian history that Russian President Vladimir Putin often cites to justify his invasion.

“It is time to respect the charter again [fundadora da ONU] and renew respect for international law. This is the path to peace and security – for Ukraine and the whole world,” he concluded.

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