Ambassador: Russia Won’t Follow UN Rule on Vacating Security Council Chair When Ukraine is Discussed

patrick.goodenough | April 3, 2023
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As he launched Russia’s month-long presidency of the U.N. Security Council, Moscow’s U.N. ambassador said on Monday he would not relinquish the chair when Ukraine is on the agenda, arguing that other countries that are “directly involved” in the conflict have not done so when they held the rotating presidency.