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LIVE – Ukraine: Zelensky will speak for the first time at the UN

Volodymyr Zelensky is invited for the first time to speak this Tuesday at the United Nations General Assembly in New York, before numerous heads of state from around the world. He must present a “concrete proposal” to help guarantee the territorial integrity of States in the face of aggression.

Biden asks UN to stand united against Russia

After the Brazilian president, Joe Biden called on the member countries of the United Nations to unite against Russia to guarantee the territorial integrity of Ukraine, in order to set an example for possible wars that will take place in the future.

“Russia believes that the world will get tired and let them brutalize Ukraine without consequences,” the US president said.

Before continuing: “But I ask you a question: if we abandon the founding principles of the United Nations Charter, what Member State can still feel protected? If we let Ukraine be dismembered, the independence of nations… Is it guaranteed? The answer is no.”

“The United States, with our allies and partners around the world, will continue to support the brave people of Ukraine in defending their sovereignty, territorial integrity, and freedom.”

Lula calls for “dialogue” to end the war in Ukraine

The Brazilian president called this Tuesday for “dialogue” to put a lasting end to the war in Ukraine, during his speech before the UN General Assembly.

“The war in Ukraine exposes our collective inability to enforce the objectives and principles of the United Nations Charter (…) No solution will be lasting if it is not based on dialogue,” declared Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva.

Brazilian President Lula during his speech during the United Nations General Assembly on September 19, 2023 in New York. © UN

As the newspaper correspondent points out The world In Brazil, Bruno Meyerfeld, Volodymyr Zelensky, present in the Assembly, did not applaud Lula at the end of his speech.

Ukraine says it shot down 27 Russian drones overnight

Ukraine said on Tuesday that its air defenses had shot down 27 Shahed-type drones launched overnight during a Russian airstrike.

“A total of 30 attack drones were launched… 27 Shaheds were shot down by air defense units,” the Ukrainian Air Force said on social media.

The United States considers that the Ukrainian counteroffensive “advances regularly”

The Ukrainian military counteroffensive against Russian troops “continues to progress steadily,” US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said Monday at the opening of a meeting of Ukraine’s allies in Germany, during which he also announced the upcoming arrival of American Abrams tanks to Ukraine. .

Two weeks ago, Vladimir Putin once again stated that the Ukrainian counteroffensive to retake the territories occupied by Russia was “a failure.”

Zelensky on the UN podium, after more than a year and a half of war in Ukraine

Hello and welcome everyone to this live broadcast dedicated to the speech of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky scheduled for the end of the day on the podium of the UN headquarters in New York, on the occasion of the 78th General Assembly of the United Nations.

After almost a year and a half of war, the Ukrainian counteroffensive is advancing slowly and several member countries of the United Nations are advocating for a diplomatic solution, in a context of threat to global food security in particular.

The Ukrainian president must speak with numerous heads of state and government. Among the permanent members of the Security Council (Russia, China, United Kingdom, France, United States), only the United States will be represented.

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