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The UN secretary general, Antonio Guterressaid this Thursday in a security council meeting on Ukraine that talk of a nuclear conflict is “totally unacceptable”. He further warned that so-called referendums in areas under Russian control would amount to annexation.

Between this Friday and Tuesday referendums on joining Russia will be held in various regions of eastern and southern Ukraine. Most of these provinces are under Russian control, comprising around 15% of the country’s territory. Guterres told the Council ministerial meeting that he was concerned about plans for “so-called ‘referendums’».

“Any annexation of the territory of a State by another State resulting from the threat or use of force is a violation of the UN Charter and international law.», he expressed. The russian president, Vladimir Putinthreatened on Wednesday to use nuclear weapons to defend Moscow.

The Security Council meeting on the atrocities committed in Ukraine takes place during the annual gathering of world leaders for the UN General Assembly. Russia invaded Ukraine on February 24, while the Security Council was meeting in New York City to discuss Western concerns about Moscow’s move, Reuters reported.

The Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Karim Khantold the Council that there were “reasonable grounds» to believe that crimes within the jurisdiction of the court had been committed in Ukraine. The court, based in The Hague, deals with war crimes, crimes against humanity, genocide and crimes of aggression.

Source: Elintransigente

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