“This is what global solidarity looks like. Georgia is part of this solidarity. We support Ukraine,” wrote Salome Zurabishvili.
At a special session of the UN General Assembly, 143 votes to five voted in favor of a resolution condemning the annexation of Ukraine by Russia. Russia, Belarus, North Korea, Syria and Nicaragua voted against the resolution. 35 members abstained from voting.
The document, co-authored by Georgia, states that “Donetsk, Kherson, Lugansk and Zaporozhye regions are temporarily occupied by Russia as a result of aggression that violates the territorial integrity, sovereignty and political independence of Ukraine.”