Ukraine will be the hottest topic at the UN this week

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Peter Kavinsky

EU foreign ministers will discuss many issues during the meeting before the start of the UN General Assembly, the most important of which will be Russian aggression against Ukraine and the economic “perfect storm” that this war has created around the world. , is.

That said the EU High Representative Josep Borrell in New York before the start of the meeting of European foreign ministers, reports a correspondent from Ukrinform.

“This will be the most important week at the UN. Ukraine will be the main topic… Ukraine is fighting, it is being bombed and fired upon. But the rest of the world is also amazed by the rise in energy prices, food prices and high discount rates. We can say that this is a “perfect storm” where the high energy and food prices caused by the war have created a financial crisis that affected everyone,” Josep Borrell said.

He noted that EU officials have many topics on the agenda of the meeting, including the situation in Afghanistan, the escalation in the Caucasus between Armenia and Azerbaijan, military operations in Central Asia. But the attention of the ministers will mainly be on the global consequences of the war in Ukraine.

Also read: Borrell: We must defend the idea that Russia cannot win the war against Ukraine

“We Europeans need to communicate more with the rest of the world and discuss these issues. We will see how we can counter the Russian narrative and convince people that it was not the sanctions that caused these problems, but the war (Russia against Ukraine. – Ed.),” stressed the EU High Representative.

As reported, the 77th session of the UN General Assembly begins in New York.

Photo: Laura Celmina, Ārlietu ministrija

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