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SDG 6 Reference — General Debate 75th Session of the United Nations General Assembly

Statement by His Excellency Mr. Volodymyr Zelenskyy, President of Ukraine

 

That in Crimea human rights would be flagrantly violated, that persecutions of Ukrainians and Crimean Tatars would be taking place. That militarization of the peninsula and water areas around it would be building up, which would undermine security balance of the Black Sea region.  
 
At the last year’s Assembly session, I said: “There is no more a notion of somebody else’s war. Our planet is not that big anymore”. It is proved by the MH17 case. It is proved by the environmental threats. By problems with access to food and drinking water.

 

View the full statement here: https://estatements.unmeetings.org/estatements/10.0010/20200923/aCaK5IQSX0PR/uk6lkMWEjrDu_en.pdf 

 

*The information reflected on this page has been quoted directly from the official statement presented by this Member State at the General Debate 75th Session. The information does not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the Secretariat of the United Nations.

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