UN Security Council Rejects Russian Bid To Hold Ukraine Meeting

Channels Television  
Updated May 20, 2019
UN Security Council meeting on September 26, 2018, in New York on the sidelines/ AFP

 

European countries backed by the United States on Monday blocked a Russian request to hold a UN Security Council meeting on Ukraine’s new language law.

Russia failed to garner the nine votes required to hold the meeting, which was requested on the same day that Ukraine’s new President Volodymyr Zelensky took office.