Biden rebukes Putin for Russia’s war on Ukraine at UNGA


New York: US President Joe Biden on Wednesday (local time) rebuked Russian President Vladimir Putin for Russia’s war on Ukraine at the 77th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).

Speaking at UNGA, he said, “Russia, invaded its neighbour, adding Moscow has “shamelessly violated” the core tenets of the United Nations charter.The US president says Vladimir Putin has attempted to “erase a sovereign state from the map” and calls Russia’s plan to organise “sham” referendums in parts of Ukraine it currently controls an “extremely significant violation of UN charter”.“Putin claims he had to act because Russia was threatened but no one threatened Russia and no one other than Russia sought conflict,” said Biden.He said that Putin has made nuclear threats against Europe, adding that Russia is calling up more soldiers to fight and the Kremlin is trying to annex parts of Ukraine.“The world should see the outrageous acts for what they are,” added Biden.Biden said that Putin made nuclear threats against Europe, adding that Russia is calling up more soldiers to fight and the Kremlin is trying to annex parts of Ukraine.“The world should see the outrageous acts for what they are,” he said.Putting the blame on Putin over the Ukrainian crisis, he said, “War chosen by one man (Russian President Vladimir Putin) to be very blunt.”The US President said that Russia’s war is about extinguishing Ukraine’s right to “exist as a state, as a people”, “plain and simple”, before telling those at the UNGA that should “make your blood boil”.