The representative of the Foreign Ministry stressed that the Russian aggressors are carrying out genocide against the Ukrainian people, and the whole world is suffering from the consequences of aggression.
The holding of so-called “referendums” in the temporarily occupied territories of Ukraine will make it impossible to resume the negotiation process with Moscow.
According to press office The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, this was stated by the Special Representative of Ukraine for the Middle East and Africa Maxim Subh during an emergency session of the Council of the League of Arab States.
He stressed that the Russian aggressors are carrying out genocide against the Ukrainian people, and the whole world is suffering from the consequences of aggression, crises are aggravating, which threatens the political stability of individual countries.
According to the diplomat, Russia uses food security issues as an instrument of pressure on the international community, and Ukraine is a reliable partner in solving food problems.
War in Ukraine:
The Russians are planning to hold “referendums” in the temporarily occupied territories of the south before the end of September. The middle of the month is most often mentioned.
At the same time, the Office of the President stated that the aggressor would not be able to keep the regions where pseudo-referendums are planned to be held. However, the occupiers continue to collect personal data.
They distribute 20 thousand rubles to pensioners, and in return they demand personal information. Other citizens are also trying to “buy”, but for a more modest amount.
On August 7, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky announced that if “referendums” are held, negotiations with Ukraine will be closed for the Russian Federation.
On August 11, 2022, Deputy Minister of Defense of Ukraine Anna Malyar announced that the occupiers plan to go door to door during the “referendum” and collect votes.