new Delhi: The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) has passed a resolution suspending Russia from the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in the wake of the brutality of Russian troops in the Ukrainian city of Bucha. 93 countries voted in favor of the resolution while 24 countries voted against it. However, 58 countries, including India, abstained from voting. Let us tell you that New Delhi has so far adopted a neutral stand on this issue. He has also avoided voting at the United Nations in the past.
diplomacy is the only option
, India has said that it will not participate in the vote to exclude Russia from the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC). On this issue, Indian Ambassador to the United Nations TS Tirumurti said, “We are deeply concerned about the worsening situation and reiterate our call to end all hostilities. When innocent human lives are in danger, diplomacy should be considered the only option.
India has given the reason for its decision and said that since the beginning of the conflict in Ukraine, we have been working for peace, dialogue and reconciliation through diplomacy. have been in favor. India clearly believes that no solution can be found by shedding blood and at the cost of innocent people. If India chooses either party, it is for peace and an immediate end to violence.
India has so far taken a neutral stand on Ukraine crisis , New Delhi has said on several occasions that India is in favor of peace and hopes that all issues will be resolved through dialogue. Let us tell you that last month also the United Nations General Assembly passed a resolution strongly condemning Russia’s attack on Ukraine. India did not participate in voting on the resolution.
India’s biggest statement in the United Nations
However, earlier this week, India issued its strong statement to the UN Security Council condemning the killing of civilians in Ukraine’s Bouche and called for an independent investigation. India said the news about Buka was disturbing. We strongly condemn these killings and support the call for an independent investigation. Before that, in 2011, any member state had been suspended from the UNHRC.