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'We need to stay the course' in supporting Ukraine, Polish FM tells UN

23.02.2024 22:00
Poland’s foreign minister told the United Nations on Friday that two years into Russia's war in Ukraine, the international community must "stay the course" in supporting Kyiv, while also ensuring accountability for war crimes.
Polish Foreign Minister Radosław Sikorski.
Polish Foreign Minister Radosław Sikorski.Photo: PAP/Marcin Cholewiński

Addressing a meeting of the UN General Assembly, Radosław Sikorski said: "We must hold the perpetrators and their accomplices accountable for their crimes."

He added: "We need to stay the course until Putin understands that the days of European imperialism are gone for good."

On the eve of the second anniversary of Moscow’s invasion, Sikorski reaffirmed Poland's support for international efforts to hold Russia accountable for its crimes in Ukraine, news outlets reported.

While in New York on Friday, Sikorski held talks with UN Secretary-General António Guterres to discuss Russian aggression in Ukraine and the threat it poses to global security, the Polish foreign ministry said.

Russia invaded Ukraine on February 24, 2022, starting the largest armed conflict in Europe since World War II.

Friday is day 730 of Russias war on Ukraine.


Source: IAR, PAP, gov.pl