Category - International peace & security

#TheWardPost Brazil China International peace & security Russia-Ukraine conflict

China, Brazil and their UNSC votes on Russia-Ukraine conflict

China, Brazil and their UNSC votes on Russia-Ukraine conflict Ambassador Curtis A. Ward (26 February 2022) — Members of the UN Security Council literally forced a vote on a resolution drafted by the U.S. and Albania which condemned Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and called for Russia’s immediate withdrawal and cessation of hostilities against Ukraine. The Russian Federation the current president of the Council resisted voting on the issue. The resolution as expected had overwhelming...

#TheWardPost International peace & security Russia-Ukraine

Russia invades Ukraine, UNSC debates, and Biden’s tough response

Russia invades Ukraine, UNSC debates, and Biden’s tough response Ambassador Curtis A. Ward (22 February 2022) — Russian president Vladimir Putin followed through on what we anticipated he would do, sending Russian troops into Ukrainian territory, a clear violation of international law. Putin’s false pretext of protecting Russians, in areas he earlier unilaterally declared independent entities, while violating Ukraine’s sovereignty has received broad international condemnation. We...