UN Secretary General Guterres refused to participate in the events of Kyiv on the anniversary of the start of the special operation
New York, USA, February 13, 2023, 10:35 pm — REGNUM Informal events planned by the Ukrainian authorities and timed to coincide with the start of the special operation will be held without the participation of the UN Secretary General António Guterres. This was reported to the United Nations.
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The reason for his refusal is that the meetings are going to be held by one side of the conflict “without the participation of another“. According to the official representative of the head of the organization Stephen Dujarricwhile the intention to take part in the events dedicated to the anniversary of the start of the special operation has not been announced by any of the leading representatives of the UN.
As reported IA REGNUM, earlier the German Ministry of Defense said that they expected a major offensive of the Russian Armed Forces in Ukraine in April 2023. In this case, two scenarios for the development of events are assumed.