Brazil and other BRICS countries do not join request for UNHRC meeting on Ukraine

The Brazilian government has not joined the proposal of some 60 countries to convene an emergency meeting at the United Nations (UN) to address crimes allegedly committed by Russian troops in Ukraine.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Itamaraty, the headquarter of Brazil's foreign affairs, asserts that it will not oppose the holding of the meeting, but advocates that more time is allowed for independent investigations into human rights violations in the country.

Led by Kyiv and all European capitals, the project found enough support that the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) convened a meeting on Thursday (12).

The aim is to examine reports of war crimes committed by Russia and adopt a resolution condemning President Vladimir Putin.

The approval of one-third of the Council's 47 members is required to convene . . .

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