The United Nations (UN) announced that 10 thousand civilians have been killed and 18,500 people have been injured since the beginning of the Russia-Ukraine war in 2022.
Miroslav Jenca, Deputy Secretary-General for Europe, Central Asia and America at the UN Political Affairs Unit, informed the member countries at the session held at the UN Security Council.
“Russia’s invasion of Ukraine violates the UN Charter and international law.” Using his statement, Jenca pointed out that there were hundreds of children among the victims.
Pointing out that the violence will not end soon, Jenca said: “Since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, 10 thousand civilians have been killed and 18 thousand 500 people have been injured.” shared his knowledge.
“THE SITUATION IS VERY DIFFICULT FOR THE MILLIONS OF UKRAINIANS WHO WILL LIVE IN THE WINTER”
Jenca underlined that the situation is very difficult for millions of Ukrainians who will experience winter in the event of war for the second time, and noted that the risk of the conflict spreading to the Black Sea is still very high.
Stating that the UN is also concerned about violations of international law in Russian-controlled Ukrainian territory, Jenca stated that Russian authorities in the region held elections, appointed Russian judges and began to implement Russian laws.
Jenca: “Practices aimed at forcibly transforming identities and institutions are unacceptable.” “Amidst global challenges and crises, the international community must not lose focus on Ukraine and put an end to the suffering of the Ukrainian people due to this war.” said. (AA)
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