The UN supported the investigation of war crimes of the Russian Federation in Ukraine: who voted against

Andriy Yermak, head of the President’s Office, stressed that this investigation by the UN Human Rights Council is “only one of the tools” to punish Russians for their barbarism.

The UN Human Rights Council will investigate the atrocities of the Russians in Ukraine / photo ua.depositphotos.com
The UN Human Rights Council will investigate the atrocities of Russians in Ukraine / photo ua.depositphotos.com

The UN Human Rights Council voted to adopt a resolution to launch an investigation into Russia’s war crimes in Ukraine.

33 countries voted “for” the adoption of the resolution, only two – China and Eritrea – voted “against”. Another 12 states abstained, according to Sky News .play video

Today, the leading body of the international human rights organization held an emergency meeting in Geneva to consider evidence of Russian war crimes in Ukraine.

Ukraine claims to have identified hundreds of war crimes suspects since Russia’s invasion of the country, which began in late February.

China and Eritrea voted against the resolution / twitter.com/UN_HRC
China and Eritrea voted against the resolution / twitter.com/UN_HRC

The head of the Office of the President of Ukraine, Andriy Yermak, commenting on the adoption of the resolution by a majority of votes, stressed that this UN investigation is “only one of the tools.”

“The barbaric murders, rapes and abuse of our people, women and children will not go unanswered for the Russians,” Yermak said.

(c)UNIAN 2022

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