Kuleba noted that the vote at the session of the United Nations General Assembly proved that global support for Ukraine is strong.
The President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelenskyi, thanked the countries that supported the UN General Assembly resolution on peace in Ukraine, and also emphasized that this is a powerful signal that the world’s support for Ukraine is not weakening.
“Thanks to all the countries that supported the most important resolution of the UN General Assembly “The principles of the UN Charter, which are the basis of a comprehensive, just and sustainable world in Ukraine”. This resolution is a powerful signal of unwavering global support for Ukraine,” he said on Twitter.
The president also called the corresponding resolution a powerful testimony of the solidarity of the world community with the Ukrainian people in the context of the anniversary of the full-scale aggression of the Russian Federation and a powerful manifestation of global support for the Ukrainian formula for peace.
In addition, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba reacted to the adoption of this decision. He emphasized that the vote at the meeting of the United Nations General Assembly proved that global support for Ukraine is strong.
“141 UN member states, by voting in support of a UN General Assembly resolution, have made it clear that Russia must end its illegal aggression. Ukraine’s territorial integrity must be restored. One year after Russia launched its full-scale invasion, global support for Ukraine remains strong.” – emphasized Kuleba in the Twitter microblog.
The Council also reacted to this event. Oleksandr Kornienko, the first deputy chairman of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, said that this is an unprecedentedly important decision.
“An unprecedentedly important decision – the UN General Assembly adopted the resolution proposed by Ukraine, which calls on the Russian Federation to stop hostilities and withdraw its troops from Ukraine, and also establishes the main provisions of the Ukrainian “peace formula” proposed by the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky. And this is on the eve of a year since the beginning of the full-scale invasion A powerful signal for the aggressor is peace for justice, truth and Ukraine. 141 out of 193 member states voted for the resolution, the message says.
Resolution of the UN General Assembly on the war in Ukraine
On February 23, 2023, the General Assembly of the United Nations supported the resolution on a comprehensive, just and lasting peace in Ukraine in accordance with the UN Charter. The document was supported during an extraordinary special session of the UN General Assembly in New York.
141 UN member states voted for the resolution, 32 states abstained. 7 countries voted against: Russia, Belarus, Syria, North Korea, Eritrea, Nicaragua and Mali.
It is known that the draft resolution was presented jointly by Ukraine and more than 70 other countries, which became co-authors of the document.