UN Security Council to hold vote on condemning Russian annexation referendums

The resolution is drafted by the US and Albania, the details of the resolution are not public yet.

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The United Nations Security Council is scheduled to hold a vote on Friday condemning the Russian annexation referendum in the occupied regions of Ukraine.

The resolution is drafted by the US and Albania, the details of the resolution are not public yet, however, with Russia having the veto power in the Security Council, it is expected that the vote is not going to pass.

Despite the Russian veto, the world’s eyes, especially the West’s gaze is going to be on India and China.

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The meeting is scheduled for 3 pm GMT, the other topic for discussion is the alleged destruction of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline by the US.

UN secretary general Antonio Guterres on Thursday condemned the annexations as a “dangerous escalation” that has “no place in the modern world.”

Reports coming out from the southern Ukrainian city say that Russian missiles targeted a humanitarian convoy killing at least 23 people and wounding another 28.

This was announced by Zaporizhia’s regional Governor Oleksandr Starukh.

However Russian officials have blamed the Ukrainian forces for the attack in the Russian-occupied city, denying any Russian involvement.

“The Kyiv regime is trying to portray what happened as shelling by Russian troops, resorting to a heinous provocation,” Vladimir Rogov, an official in the region’s Russian-backed administration, said on Telegram.

“Ukrainian fighters committed yet another terrorist act.” He added