The statement was made by the Russian Ambassador to China, Andrey Denisov, on Monday (4/7/2022).
Speaking during the plenary session of the UN World Peace Forum in Beijing, Denisov, whose key statements have been published on the embassy’s social media accounts, claimed, “The Security Council has become a place where Western colleagues carry out propaganda, convey their views. as the ultimate truth.”
Therefore, according to him, there is an urgent need to reform the United Nations.
“Our country supports expanding the composition of the UN Security Council based on broad consensus. To do this, it is necessary to increase the share of African, Asian and Latin American countries,” Denisov said, explaining this move would make the UN Security Council “more democratic.”
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His remarks followed several calls from Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to withdraw Russia’s membership, amid Moscow’s military operations in his country.