Ukraine Kicks As Russia Leads  UN Security Council 

The Ukraine authorities have kicked against Russian Presidency in the United Nations Security Council.
The presidency of the UN Security Council is rotational amongst the 15 members with each member becoming President after presiding for a month each.
However  the  US said  that Russia is a permanent member of the Council, as such, it could not block Russia from assuming the presidency.

The other permanent members of the council are the UK, France, and China and others.

Ukraine therefore  urged members to oppose Russia’s bid because Russia invaded Ukraine the last time it presided over the Council.

According to the BBC, the development highlights the fact that the Security Council is being led by a country whose president is wanted for alleged war crimes.

 Ukraine’s Foreign Minister, Dmytro Kuleba has described Russia’s presidency as a strong reminder that something is wrong with the way international security architecture is functioning.
President Volodymyr Zelensky called for the Security Council to reform, accusing it of not preventing Russia’s invasion.
The International Criminal Court issued an arrest warrant for Russia’s President, Vladimir Putin.

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