At the G20, Russia signed a statement challenging it

– / AFP This handout photo released by the Russian Foreign Ministry news service on Nov. 15, 2022 shows Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov speaking at his news conference at the G20 Leaders’ Summit in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia. (Photo by Russian Foreign Ministry / Manual / AFP) / Limited to editorial use – Mandatory credit “AFP Photo / Russian Foreign Ministry Press Service – No marketing organization – No advertising

– / AFP

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in Bali, November 15, 2022.

International – All G20 countries condemn Russian attack on Ukraine… or nearly so. At the end of the group summit Bali This Wednesday, November 16, “ Bluebird » Members, “ “I strongly condemn the war in Ukraine.”, reports the final press release. Besides RussiaAlthough a signatory to the Joint Declaration.

There is an explanation for this strange situation. Recall that the document actually condemns all G20 members (except Russia, therefore). Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine And “This is causing severe human suffering and underscoring existing weaknesses in the global economy.”.

But further, the report acknowledges that there is “Different Perceptions and Assessments of Situations and Constraints”. The note convinced Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, who is in Bali, to replace the president Vladimir PutinTo sign the Joint Declaration.

Conditions of Sergey Lavrov

Because the day before, Sergei Lavrov had denounced the West he liked “politicize” Document. These are the latter “persuasion” He apologized at a press conference for writing a line that all participating countries condemned the war in Ukraine.

“Let’s be fair and make it clear that we have differences on this matter.”He said, before finally winning his case. “Yes, there is a war in Ukraine, a hybrid war that the West has been preparing for years.”He had criticized that again.

See also  The city of Siverodonetsk was "simply destroyed" by Russian bombs.

Also, in the joint statement, the members of the group, including Russia, insist. The threat or use of nuclear weapons is unacceptable.”.

Diplomatic efforts at the highest level

Indonesia, the host of the G20 leaders’ summit, hopes to be able to focus its leadership on cooperative efforts to revive the global economy in early 2022. The international spread of covid.

But the war launched by Russia in Ukraine in February disrupted this plan, causing multiple crises, particularly in food and energy, and widening divisions between the countries.

G20 summit host Indonesia, after a series of ministerial preparatory meetings for the G20 failed to reach common positions because of deep divisions between Westerners, Russia and the South over the war in Ukraine. The summit has stepped up diplomatic efforts to secure a deal.

“Today we succeeded in adopting and ratifying the G20 Leaders’ Statement.”Indonesian President Joko Widodo welcomed and emphasized that this was the first agreement in February’s joint speech within the group. “I would like to express my gratitude to everyone who participated and showed flexibility.” To get this generic text.

See more Lay HuffPost :

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.