Ukraine’s president, at Security Council, lashes out at Russia but avoids face-to-face encounter
By EDITH M. LEDERER and JENNIFER PELTZ Associated Press | Thursday, September 21, 2023, 12:05 a.m.
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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy addresses a high level Security Council meeting during the 78th session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2023. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Ukraine’s president accused Russia of waging “a criminal and unprovoked aggression” that undermines all norms of war and the U.N. charter Wednesday at a meeting of the U.N. Security Council. Volodomyr Zelenskyy also urged world leaders to strip Russia of its veto power.