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UN Stability Council to vote on resolution condemning Russian invasion of Ukraine


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The United Nations Safety Council will vote Friday on a resolution that would condemn Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and demand the withdrawal of all Russian troops. 

A senior U.S. formal told The the Biden administration is familiar with the measure will be vetoed by Russia but thinks it is vital to place the resolution to a vote to underscore Russia’s intercontinental isolation. 

U.S. Ambassador to the UN Linda Thomas-Greenfield and British Ambassador to the UN Barbara Woodward attend the United Nations Security Council meeting to discuss the ongoing crisis in Ukraine with Russia, in New York City, U.S., February 23, 2022.

U.S. Ambassador to the UN Linda Thomas-Greenfield and British Ambassador to the UN Barbara Woodward show up at the United Nations Safety Council meeting to go over the ongoing disaster in Ukraine with Russia, in New York Town, U.S., February 23, 2022.
(Reuters/Carlo Allegri)

The ultimate draft resolution would reaffirm the council’s dedication “to the sovereignty, independence, unity, and territorial integrity of Ukraine in just its internationally identified borders.” 

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Militants of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic stand in front of an apartment building, which locals said was damaged by recent shelling, in the separatist-controlled town of Yasynuvata (Yasinovataya) in the Donetsk region, Ukraine February 24, 2022.

Militants of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic stand in entrance of an condominium setting up, which locals said was weakened by latest shelling, in the separatist-managed city of Yasynuvata (Yasinovataya) in the Donetsk location, Ukraine February 24, 2022.
(Reuters/Alexander Ermochenko)

The measure is set to fall short since Moscow can forged a veto in the 15-member Protection Council. Diplomats informed Reuters it seems at the very least 11 users would vote in favor. 

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The formal stated the council vote will be followed by a resolution voted on promptly in the 193-member U.N. Normal Assembly exactly where there are no vetoes.

The council is scheduled to vote at 3 p.m. EST Friday.

Ukrainian servicemen sit atop armored personnel carriers driving on a road in the Donetsk region, eastern Ukraine, Thursday, Feb. 24, 2022. 

Ukrainian servicemen sit atop armored staff carriers driving on a street in the Donetsk location, japanese Ukraine, Thursday, Feb. 24, 2022. 
(WHD Image/Vadim Ghirda)

Russia introduced a entire-scale invasion of Ukraine on Thursday, unleashing airstrikes on metropolitan areas and navy bases and sending in troops and tanks from a few sides. Ukraine’s federal government has pleaded for support as civilians piled into trains and vehicles to flee. 

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Russian President Vladimir Putin has brushed off global condemnation and a wave of crippling sanctions as he unleashed the premier floor war in Europe considering the fact that Entire world War II. 

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