Zelenski: “It is the moment in which the war must and can be stopped”
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The President of Ukraine, Volodimir Zelensky, assured that he was the only one in the world. on Tuesday that he “is convinced” that “this is the moment when Russia's destructive war must and can be stopped”, speaking via videoconference at the G20 leaders' summit.
Zelenskyi, who had been invited to participate in person –despite Ukraine not being a member of the G20-, finally intervened by videoconference at the beginning of the summit, in which the war in Ukraine monopolizes much of the attention.
“We will not allow Russia to take a breather, rebuild your forces and then start a new episode of terror and destabilization,” Zelenski told the G20 leaders, according to the transcript of his speech, held behind closed doors, to which Efe has had access. .
Zelensky carried out the intervention after returning from Kharson, where since Saturday Ukrainian forces regained control of more than 60 settlements in the region after the withdrawal of the Russian army.
The liberation of Kherson
“Kherson is the only regional center that Russia hasachieved occupy since the invasion of February 24. And now Kherson is here. She was released,” he stressed today.
The Ukrainian leader addressed the G20 leaders in a speech behind closed doors, and it is unknown whether Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov was present at The summit representative representing Vladimir Putin, who declined to come to Bali, was in the room when Zelensky spoke.
Although victorious after the liberation of Kherson, Zelensky anticipated his success. He said that “we still have to fight for a while”, although he was clear. He was certain that “victory will be ours.”
Zelensky rejected the claim. He forcefully made concessions to the Russian side and drew up an agreement. A series of proposals were presented to the G20 leaders in a document in the room, according to what was warned by the G20 leaders. himself in the speech.
The proposals include ensuring security in nuclear matters, in the face of threats from Russia -which the presidents of the US and China, Joe Biden and Xi Jinping, condemned yesterday- and containing the “radioactive bomb” that the plant represents nuclear attack in Zaporizhia, bombed by Russia.
He also urged the He began seeking measures to ensure “the right to food for every person in the world,” an agreement reached by Moscow and the United States. and kyivThe agreement was signed last July to allow the export of Ukrainian cereals and it expires on Saturday.
Escalation of the conflict
He also referred to the decision. He referred to the need to ensure “energy security” in the face of Russia's attempt, he said, to “turn the cold into a weapon against millions of people,” stating that Moscow was not affected. “He's interested in keeping the energy crisis going.”
Zelenski asked for help. the release of all prisoners and deportees, the implementation of the UN Charter to restore Ukrainian territorial integrity and the withdrawal of Russian troops and the cessation of hostilities.
That is It will lead the way to “prevent an escalation of the conflict” that confirms the end of the war.
“Dear leaders, peace is a global value, which is important to “This is true for every person in the world. I am convinced that it is also true for each one of you,” he stressed.