Marcelo Ebrard presents Mexico’s plan to stop the war in Ukraine

Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard presented this Thursday at the United Nations Security Council the Mexico’s position on the war between Russia and Ukrainewhere he exposed President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s pacification plan as part of an effort to reach peace diplomatically.

“Since the beginning of hostilities, Mexico has insisted on seeking a diplomatic solution of a ceasefire. For this it is required political will of the parties and commitment of the international community”, said Foreign Minister Ebrard.

Despite the fact that Mexico refused to join the international sanctions filed against the Russian nation, the also head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (SRE) urged bring to justice those responsible for the conflict on the fringes of Europe.

“Without pretexts, or conditions, the Those responsible for the crimes that have been committed in Ukraine must be brought to justice”, he stated in the session

Likewise, Ebrard accused inefficiency on the part of the Security Council to fulfill its essential responsibility against the invasion, detonated last February 25.

He added that to the best of its ability, the Mexican government has supported the mediation efforts of the secretary generaland formulated, together with Norway, a presidential statement to that effectwhich was adopted on May 6.

“This is clearly an insufficient statement, but is the only public expression that this Council has been able to issue since the beginning of the conflict”, he detailed.

He also stressed that as in any armed conflict, the highest cost has been paid by civil societyto which must be added the serious and onerous material damage.

“This war has generated massive displacement of people both within Ukraine and to neighboring countriesespecially women and children,” he said.

Ebrard Casaubon insisted that a diplomatic solution to the conflict is urgently required to stop the aforementioned consequences as well as the humanitarian crisis and the impact it has had on the cost of fuel for the winter.

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