ambassadors European Union And from the European countries they went to Itamaraty on Friday, the 25th, to ask for Brazil’s approval of the resolution condemning the invasion of Ukraine by Russia, at the United Nations Security Council. Text sponsored by the United States and Albania. Western powers and Japan want to engage Brazil in a strategy to isolate Russia from Vladimir Putin in multilateral forums.
Like the stadium Advisers from the Planalto Palace and diplomats at the Itamaraty summit on Thursday, 24, showed that Brazil would support the decision. They noted that President Jair Bolsonaro gave the Chancellor’s approval to direct the ambassador representing Brazil to the United Nations, Ronaldo Costa Filho, to leave neutrality and adopt the resolution.
However, the content of the text was still being negotiated by the Brazilian delegation in New York, and American diplomacy also received such indications of Brazilian support. In Brasilia, foreign ambassadors from the G7 countries showed optimism. They spoke to journalists at the German embassy. Ambassadors and Chargé d’Affairs from the United States, Ukraine, Japan, Germany, France, the United Kingdom and the European Union demonstrated optimism and highlighted the importance of the “Voice of Brazil”.
“We need a clear and unanimous condemnation of this attack, from all UN member states, as well as from Brazil, in order to isolate Russia as a result of its military aggression,” said the host, German Ambassador Heiko Toms. “Brazil will do the right thing,” said Douglas Conniff, charge d’affaires at the US embassy.
“We have something very special in this crisis, which is the unity of many parties,” said French Ambassador Brigitte Colette, who considered it possible to amend the text of the resolution in the Security Council to obtain Brazil’s accession, even at the moment the countries that prepared it put it to a vote.
“Today is a very important day in New York, because a very firm and strong resolution will be presented to the Security Council. We hope that Brazil will vote in favor of it, condemning the Russian aggression against Ukraine.” At the Security Council, said Ignacio Yibanez, head of the European delegation in Brasilia.
“We are convinced that the Brazilian government is listening to us, we are all friends, and we want to rely on Brazil.” According to him, the delegation of ambassadors will meet with Ambassador Paulino Franco, Minister of National Sovereignty and Citizenship Affairs. In Itamaraty and is currently affiliated with the General Secretariat for Foreign Affairs, the second diplomatic post.
“It is time for the major democracies to use their voice and influence in international forums,” Chargé d’Affairs Melanie Hopkins said. “It is very important that all democracies condemn the Russian aggression against the Ukrainian people, it is a clear violation of international law and rules that benefit all countries, including Brazil,” he added.
The Japanese ambassador noted that the lack of reaction from the major democracies could lead to a lenient signal from the international community and that similar situations could be repeated. There is a particular fear regarding the crisis between Taiwan and China.
“If we ignore this violation of international law and sovereignty, the same may happen in the future in Asia, Latin America and other regions, so we are talking with Latin American partners, especially the Brazilian government, to cooperate more to improve the situation and solve today’s problem,” said Japanese Ambassador Teiji Hayashi.
“Writer. Analyst. Avid travel maven. Devoted twitter guru. Unapologetic pop culture expert. General zombie enthusiast.”