UN Secretary-General points out Russia's annexation of the four states as a “violation of international law”
[New York = Yusuke Hirata] UN Secretary-General Guterres held a conference on the 29th in response to the announcement that the Russian presidential office will hold a “signing ceremony” to annex the four eastern and southern states of Ukraine to Russia on the 30th. Guterres said, “The territory of another country is annexed by threat or use of force...
Japan sees Russia annexation a violation of int'l law, PM tells Zelenskyy
Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida says he told Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy that Russia's annexation of the neighbor's territory violates international law during their phone talk.
Annexation of a State’s Territory is a Violation of the Charter & International Law, Warns UN Chief
The Kremlin has announced that a ceremony will take place Friday in Moscow that will launch a process of annexation of the Ukrainian regions of Donetsk, Luhansk, Kherson and Zaporizhzhia. In this moment of peril, I must underscore my duty as Secretary-General to uphold the Charter of the United Nations. The UN Charter is clear. …