The United States and the European Union requested a meeting of the UN Security Council because of Ukraine

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The United States and the European Union requested a meeting of the UN Security Council because of Ukraine
The United States and the European Union requested a meeting of the UN Security Council because of Ukraine
18 August, 10:05Politics
The United States and a number of EU countries have sent a request to hold a meeting of the UN Security Council regarding the Ukrainian conflict. The meeting has been requested for 24 August.

According to TASS and RIA Novosti , citing sources in the UN, from European countries, France, Great Britain (they have the status of permanent members of the Security Council), as well as Ireland, Norway, Albania (they have the status of non-permanent members) joined the request.

During the meeting, they will also discuss the results of the visit of UN Secretary General António Guterres to Lviv, who is scheduled to hold trilateral talks with President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky and President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan. He also plans to visit one of the three ports involved in the grain deal.

Recall that on August 13, the Turkish Ministry of Defense announced the departure of two ships with corn and sunflower seeds from the port of Chernomorsk. In accordance with the agreements between Russia and Ukraine on the creation of a “grain corridor ”, reached through the mediation of Turkey and the UN on July 22, from August 1, ships are exporting Ukrainian food from the ports of Odessa, Chernomorsk and Yuzhny. The first ship headed for Lebanon.

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