Zelensky will speak at the UN Security Council meeting on Ukraine

The UN Security Council said that Zelensky will take part in a meeting on Ukraine via video link, the President of Ukraine, Vladimir Zelensky, will speak at a meeting of the UN Security Council on Ukraine.

This was told by the Chairman of the UN Security Council in August, Zhang Jun, reports TASS.

“We have received a proposal from the Permanent Mission of Ukraine to invite the President of Ukraine to take part in a meeting of the UN Security Council via video link,” he said.

In turn, Russia’s permanent representative to the UN Vasily Nebenzia said that Moscow opposes Zelensky’s virtual participation in the meeting. According to him, the Ukrainian leader should speak in person.

The question was put to a procedural vote. 13 members of the UN Security Council spoke in favor of participation, Moscow opposed it, and Beijing abstained.

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