February 5, 2023

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Can't handle it like nothing happened

Can’t handle it like nothing happened

After Indonesian invited Russian President Vladimir Putin to attend the G-20 summit in November, his Ukrainian envoy Volodymyr Zelensky commented on the move in Washington, saying the world could not cope. Putin As usual, as if nothing had happened, he mentions Military operation launched by his country in the territory of Ukraine.

“The United States continues to believe that there is nothing wrong with Russia’s participation in the international community or international organizations,” Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Galina Porter told AFP on Friday evening.

He did not comment on the question of whether the United States would attend the summit.

Biden opposes

White House spokeswoman Jen Psaki confirmed the news to reporters Joe Biden Welcoming the call of the Ukrainians, he “publicly expressed his opposition to Putin’s presence in the G-20”.

He added that the United States was in contact with the Indonesians and that Russia’s call came ahead of military action in Ukraine, which began on February 24.

Severe pressure

Indonesia, which will chair the Twenty-20 group this year, has come under intense pressure from US-led Western nations to exclude Russia from the upcoming summit.

However, as the host of the summit in November, Jakarta insisted that it should be “on the fence”.

Since the start of Russian action in Ukraine on February 24, most Western nations have sided with Russia and imposed thousands of sanctions, especially on the United States, which has been at the forefront of criticizing the Kremlin master. .