Feb 26 (Reuters) – Russia’s senior diplomat to the United Nations accused the West on Sunday of “cowboy” strategies and “arm twisting” of some nations throughout final week’s United Nations Normal Meeting vote that demanding Moscow withdraw its troops from Ukraine.
The 193-member Normal Meeting of the U.N. on Thursday overwhelmingly remoted Russia, calling on the eve of the one-year anniversary of Moscow’s invasion for a “complete, simply and lasting peace” in step with the founding U.N. Constitution.
“The strategies of reaching the consequence are once more ‘cowboy’,” Dmitry Polyansky, Russia’s deputy U.N. ambassador, stated on the Telegram messaging platform.
He added that quite a few representatives from “growing” nations complained to the Russian mission about stress from their Western colleagues who’re allies of Kyiv.
“In accordance with our calculations, nearly 30 pairs of arms have been twisted,” Polyansky stated.
Polyansky didn’t present any proof for his accusations and there was no public feedback from growing nations about stress on them to vote in help of the U.N. decision.
(Reporting by Lidia Kelly in Melbourne; Modifying by Kim Coghill)