Russia’s permanent representative to the UN, Vasily Nebenzia admitted that Russia could abandon support for the proposed leader of the United States Donald trump Declaration regarding the UN reform. This he told TASS.
“I’m not sure we will sign this Declaration. Many of the ideas set out there, they are certainly important and are in line with proposals put forward, the Secretary-General, but the Declaration of reform of the UN will conduct”, — quotes its words Agency.
He added that to improve the effectiveness of the United Nations is possible only through intergovernmental negotiations. We offer Washington a document he called a “Declaration of countries that share similar views on this issue”, but this is not instruction to the Secretary-General of the organization for transformation.
Nebesa said that neither the United States nor any group of like-minded countries cannot reform the UN without the consent of all its members.
Earlier the U.S. permanent representative to the UN, Nikki Haley said that Washington’s proposal for the reform of the UN was supported by 120 States. As reported TASS a source in the UN, in compiling the list of participants of the forum there is confusion, was included did not support the draft Declaration of the country. Among them was Venezuela, which has no diplomatic relations with the United States.
Prepared by the United States Declaration of ten items contains a call to the UN Secretary-General antónio Guterres to start “effective and achievable” reform of the organization that specifies the TASS. The Declaration requires the UN Secretariat to reduce the staff of the world organization, including its principal organs.