Speech of the United Nations General Assembly… “Russia, a member of the Security Council shamelessly violates the Charter of the United Nations”
“The right to support or veto the expansion of the Security Council should be suspended”… Announcing 4 trillion won in aid for food crisis
The President of the United States, Joe Biden, has strongly criticized the Russian president Vladimir Putin, who invaded Ukraine, threatening to use nuclear weapons.
“President Putin made an open nuclear threat against Europe in reckless disregard of the obligations of the non-proliferation regime,” Biden said in a speech at the 77th United Nations General Assembly held at the United Nations headquarters in New York on the 21st (local time). .
“Nuclear war is a war without a winner, and it should never happen,” he said.
He also directly criticized Russia’s nuclear threat, saying, “The five permanent members of the United Nations reaffirmed that promise in January, but today we see a situation that makes it troubling.”
“The non-proliferation regime is one of the greatest successes of the United Nations, and we must not allow the world to retreat,” he said. “Diplomacy is the best way to achieve this.”
Earlier in the day, Putin announced the possibility of using nuclear weapons after arguing that the West posed a nuclear threat to Russia.
“Russia is now mobilizing more troops to war,” Biden said.
“The permanent members of the United Nations have attacked their neighbors to remove the sovereign state from the map,” he said.
He called the war “a very obvious war chosen by one man,” and said that “the world should see this absurd act as it is.”
“It is the duty of all responsible member states of the United Nations to uphold the principles of the United Nations Charter,” Biden said.
“In order to operate the Security Council reliably and effectively, we should refrain from using the veto except in exceptional and special circumstances,” he said.
“We have long supported the provision of permanent seats to countries in Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean,” he said.
“This year the world faces trials, but we did not hesitate to choose freedom and sovereignty,” Biden said.
“Russia is spreading lies by shifting the blame to Western sanctions,” Biden said, referring to the global food crisis caused by war. “Our sanctions clearly allow Russia to export food and fertilizer.
There are no restrictions,” he said.
“Only Russia can end this crisis,” he said, urging Russia to make a decision.
President Biden said that 193 million people around the world are experiencing a severe food crisis, and that he will provide $2.9 billion in food security assistance.
Then, referring to the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), a budget law for responding to climate change, he presented it as “a historic law containing the largest climate promise in the history of the United States,” and emphasized investment the United States in response to climate change. and he said, “This is a global game changer.” he did
“The challenges we face today are truly great, but our capabilities are greater,” he said, urging countries to unite and support the values of the United Nations Charter.
“We are not passive witnesses of history, we are the writers of history,” he said.