Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky told the G20 summit in Bali, Indonesia that now is the time to end Russia’s destructive war and save thousands of lives. He made this statement through a video message on Tuesday. News from AFP.
In a statement obtained by AFP, he said, “I think it is definitely time to stop Russia’s destructive war and it can be stopped.” It will save the lives of thousands of people.’
He delivered the speech wearing his famous army green t-shirt. Chinese President Xi Jinping and US President Joe Biden have already given speeches there.
Russian President Vladimir Putin was not in the conference room when Zelensky spoke. Because he has sent his country’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov to Bali to represent him to avoid direct participation in the conference.
Zelensky strongly criticized Russia’s nuclear weapons threat in his speech. Zelensky added, referring to Putin’s ambiguous statements, which also put Beijing in an uncomfortable position.
He also said, ‘There cannot and cannot be any excuse for nuclear blackmail. He expressly thanked the G19, excluding Russia, for clearing it up.