“I firmly believe that it is time for Russia’s destructive war to end.” declared ZelenskyAttended the summit at the invitation of the President Indonesia.
agent Ukraine He was invited to participate in person, but finally he intervened Video conference.
“We will not allow it Russia “Take a breather, rebuild your forces, and then begin a new chapter of terror and destabilization”. said Zelensky To the G20 leaders, according to his speech, was held behind closed doors.
“Thousands of our military and civilians are in Russian captivity. They are subjected to horrific torture, which amounts to mass abuse… We know the names of 11,000 children who were forcibly deported to Russia.”said Zelensky.
“Add to this the hundreds of thousands of exiled adults, and you see what a humanitarian disaster the Russian war has caused. Add political prisoners: Ukrainian citizens detained in Russia and temporarily occupied territory, especially Crimea. We must free all these people…we must unite for the only realistic model of prisoner release. : for all”.
Zelensky He intervened after returning from GersonSince Saturday, Ukrainian forces have regained control of more than 60 settlements in the region after the Russian army withdrew.
“Gerson It was the only regional center that Russia was able to capture after the February 24 invasion. Now Gerson has been released.” Zelensky said.
President of Russia Vladimir PutinAbsent from the summit and the Chancellor is present on his behalf Sergey Lavrov. Unlike the G20 meeting in July, when he left the room, Lavrov This Tuesday he suffered grossly when he appeared Zelensky Through video conferencing.
“We have to fight for a little longer”said Zelensky. He added that victory is ours.
In comments after Zelensky’s speech, Lavrov He said that the claims Ukraine He accused the West of waging a “hybrid war” against the West and saying it was “manifestly unrealistic” to start negotiations.
Zelensky He forcefully refused to make concessions to the Russian side and drew up a series of proposals presented to G20 leaders in a document in the room. Out of 10 points, “Restoration of Territorial Integrity” Ukraine and withdrawal of Russian troops.
Since the Kremlin launched its invasion of Ukraine on February 24 under the pretext of “destroying and demilitarizing” it, Putin’s troops have been virtually occupied. 20% of Ukrainian territory.
Another demand that appears in the proposal is the return of thousands of Ukrainians relocated to Russia. Zelensky.
“Thousands of our citizens, civilian and military, are captured and subjected to brutal torture“He said.
Punishment for war crimes committed in towns like Bucha is another demand that appears in the plan.
“Every time we release our land we see one thing: Russia leaves behind torture chambers and mass graves It’s full of murdered people.” Zelensky said.
These are the 10 points of Zelensky’s proposed peace plan
1.- Radiological and Nuclear Safety
Two.- Food security
3.- Energy conservation
4.- Release of prisoners and deportees
5.- Implementation of the UN Charter
6.- Withdrawal of Russian troops and cessation of hostilities
8.- Environment and environmental protection
9.- Prevention of escalation
10.- Ensuring the end of the war
Pressure on Russia
After the intervention ZelenskyMany countries participating in the summit called for an end War in Ukraine.
The United States, the European Union, the United Kingdom and Japan have been some of the most forceful in their interventions against Moscow, accusing it of using food and energy as weapons of war or undermining global economic stability and urging it to stay. EFE news agency reported an end to the conflict
These countries They have promoted a joint declaration that is expected to be approved on WednesdayAnd in this Most of the G20 strongly condemned the Russian invasion of Ukraine and condemn its disastrous consequences at the human and economic level.
The letter declares that the use or threat of using nuclear weapons is “unacceptable”.
Calls for peace began with the opening of the summit by the Indonesian president Joko Widodo.
“We must end the war. “If the war does not end, it will be difficult for the world to move forward,” he said. Widodo said. “You cannot fall into another Cold War,” he warned.
Countries usually close to Moscow, such as China or India, joined the calls for peace, without directly targeting Russia.
President of China Xi Jinping He expressed his firm opposition to the “weaponization of food and energy issues”. He also criticized economic sanctions against Western countries Russia.
For his part, Lavrov accused the West of “waging a hybrid war against Russia”.He blamed neocolonialism for the economic problems facing the world and accused Kyiv of being unreal in its terms of resuming peace talks.
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