Ukraine insists that a country involved in an international conflict be deprived of the U.N. Security Council veto power in decisions to resolve this conflict.
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein is calling for limits on the use of the veto power by the UN Security Council’s five permanent members that allows them to block any UN resolution.
Speaking at the meeting of the UN Security Council, President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko compared the actions of Russia in Syria with its efforts in Ukraine, as well as proposed to reform the UN Security Council in terms of veto right.
President Petro Poroshenko vetoed Saturday the bill No. 3755 providing for the introduction of electronic income declarations of public officials and containing a number of controversial moments.
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has vetoed the law on the restructuring of foreign currency loans (No. 1558-1) and offers its complete rejection.
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has vetoed the decision of the Verkhovna Rada on closure of cases relating to operational investigations filed by the Ministry of Internal Affairs before Nov. 6.
More than 100 member states already support France's initiative to amend the UN Charter to limit the use of the right of veto.
73 countries support imposition of restriction on the right of the Russian Federation to put a veto in the United Nations Security Council.
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has called for discussing the deprivation of Russia's veto right at the UN Security Council at the session of the UN General Assembly in September.
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko imposed veto over the bill on law enforcement agencies, adopted by the Verkhovna Rada July 2, 2015.
The decision of the Russian Federation to veto the draft resolution to establish an international tribunal into the downing of flight MH17 reinforces concerns Russia is protecting the perpetrators and continuing to assault the sovereignty of Ukraine.
The Australian foreign minister Julie Bishop has lambasted Russia for using its veto power to block a United Nations proposal to establish an international criminal tribunal into the MH17 disaster.
The U.S. believes Russia's veto of the UN Security Council draft resolution for establishment of an international tribunal to investigate and identify those responsible for the Malaysia Airlines plane crash in the Donetsk region, July 2014, is obstruction of justice.
Russia vetoed a UN Security Council resolution on establishment of a tribunal over the downing of MH17 airliner in the Donetsk region of Ukraine.
The Netherlands call on Russia not to veto the draft resolution on establishment of an international tribunal over MH17 passenger airliner crash in the Donbas.
Russia will veto the United Nations Security Council resolution on establishment of a tribunal over the Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash in eastern Ukraine if the document enrolls required nine votes.
The Russian Federation can not be presently made responsible under the Hague Tribunal for the MH17 catastrophe.