Russia asks UN to vote on draft resolution on Ukraine

Russia has requested a UN Security Council vote on its draft humanitarian resolution on Ukraine on March 16, First Deputy Representative of the Russian Federation to the UN Dmitry Polyansky said on his Telegram channel.

Russia asks UN to vote on draft resolution on Ukraine

“We asked for a vote on it (the draft resolution – ed.) for tomorrow, March 16,” Polyansky said.

On Tuesday, the Russian Federation submitted a draft UNSC resolution calling for a “negotiated ceasefire to ensure the rapid, safe, voluntary and unimpeded evacuation of all civilians,” stressing the need for concerned parties to agree on humanitarian pauses to that end. “.

The text, seen by RIA Novosti, also states that the UN Security Council requires the full protection of civilians, including humanitarian personnel and persons in vulnerable situations, including women and children.