TNPSC   |   2 year(s) ago

India votes against Russia at UNSC

  • India abstained from the United Nations Security Council(UNSC) resolution sponsored by the United States that strongly faulted Russia’s aggression against Ukraine.

  • India voiced that discussion is the only way to resolve differences and issues, and expressed regret that diplomacy was abandoned.

  • Russia led the meeting as it holds the presidency for the month of February and vetoed the resolution.

  • The resolution declared that Russia must withdraw all of its military forces from Ukraine’s territory within its internationally recognized boundaries immediately and unconditionally.

  • Russia dismissed this resolution, even though the members voted for it, the resolution did not pass.