Ukraine’s Zelensky To Handle Mexico’s Congress Right this moment: Report

Ukraine's Zelensky To Address Mexico's Congress Today: Sources

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy is because of handle Mexico’s Congress on Thursday.


 Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy is because of handle Mexico’s Congress on Thursday by video, in response to two individuals conversant in the matter, as he seeks assist in his nation’s ongoing conflict with Russia.

Mexico’s authorities has stated it desires to stay impartial within the battle, and a few supporters of Ukraine have criticized the nation’s leftist President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador for taking subject with European arms shipments to Kyiv.

Nonetheless, Mexico has voted alongside the US and different Western powers on quite a lot of main U.N. resolutions.

The speech was on account of happen round noon Thursday, the sources stated.

Zelenskiy’s handle to the decrease home of Congress got here on the invitation of a congressional friendship group between Mexico and Ukraine, in response to the sources. There are different related teams within the Mexican Congress, together with one for Russia.

The Ukrainian embassy in Mexico didn’t instantly reply to a request for remark.

The German president and the U.S. ambassador to Mexico have been amongst diplomatic allies which have sought to influence the Mexican authorities to aspect with Ukraine in opposition to Russia.

Makes an attempt to sway public opinion in Mexico over the conflict in Ukraine have led to some notable spats in Congress.

Final 12 months, the Russian ambassador to Mexico informed Mexican lawmakers that Mexico would by no means take orders from “Uncle Sam”, prompting the U.S. ambassador to induce Mexico to assist Ukraine.

Lopez Obrador final 12 months proposed a plan to halt the preventing in Ukraine, though Ukrainian officers opposed it, arguing it might be advantageous to Russia.

    Mexican International Minister Marcelo Ebrard met individually together with his Russian and Ukrainian counterparts to debate the peace plan on the U.N. Normal Meeting in September. Nothing has come of the plan to this point.

Russian International Minister Sergei Lavrov is at the moment on a Latin American tour, visiting Brazil, Venezuela, Nicaragua and Cuba.

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