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Russia to resign early from the UN HRC


UN, April 7 Russia will terminate its powers in the UN Human Rights Council ahead of schedule, announced on meeting of the General Assembly, Deputy Permanent Representative of the country under the organization Gennady Kuzmin. “The Russian side considers the resolution adopted by the UN General Assembly to suspend Russia's membership in the UNHRC as an unlawful and politically motivated step in order to defiantly punish a sovereign UN member state that pursues an independent domestic and foreign policy,” the diplomat said. According to him, the representation will cease exercise their functions in the Council on April 7. Ninety-three states voted in favor of the resolution suspending Russia's membership in the UNHRC, 24 countries opposed, and 58 representatives abstained. The document was prepared by a group of Western countries, including the United States and Ukraine. have already adopted an anti-Russian resolution on the humanitarian situation in Ukraine, which contains political demands on Russia. At the same time, Moscow has repeatedly pointed out that the organization ignored the crimes of Ukrainian nationalists against captured Russians and civilians. Russia launched a military operation in Ukraine on February 24. Putin called its goal “the protection of people who have been subjected to abuse, genocide by the Kiev regime for eight years.” To this end, according to him, it is planned to carry out “demilitarization and denazification of Ukraine”, to bring to justice all war criminals responsible for “bloody crimes against civilians” of Donbas.Yesterday, 19:51 UN Human Rights Council

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