UK convenes UN Security Council to discuss Russian atrocities in Bucha
Permanent Representative of the United Kingdom Barbara Woodward announced this on Twitter, Ukrinform reports.
“We’ve all seen the harrowing images and reports from Bucha this weekend, of unarmed Ukrainian civilians shot with their hands tied behind their backs, of more than 800 bodies left in the street or dumped in mass graves, of women being raped in front of their children,” she said.
Evidence of war crimes on the territory of Ukraine, including in Bucha, will be discussed at a meeting of the Security Council on Ukraine on Tuesday, Woodward said.
“We'll use our Presidency of the Security Council to ensure there is transparency, accountability and that justice is done,” she added.
The UK will call a #UNSC meeting tomorrow on #Ukraine. We will discuss the mounting evidence of war crimes, including from #Bucha.— Ambassador Barbara Woodward (@BWoodward_UN) April 4, 2022
We'll use our Presidency of the Security Council to ensure there is transparency, accountability and that justice is done. pic.twitter.com/eyQoDne7tX
As Ukrinform reported, Irpin, Bucha, Hostomel and the entire Kyiv region have been liberated from Russian invaders. Mass killings of civilians the Russian forces were recorded in towns and villages.
Bucha Mayor Anatoliy Fedoruk said that 280 people are buried in mass graves.
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