On April 1, Russia began to chair the UN Security Council, one of the governing bodies of this international organization.
On February 24, 2022, Russia carried out a full-scale attack on Ukraine during a UN meeting. During the year of the great war, the members of the Security Council were not able to exclude Russia from the organization, moreover, they did not deprive it of the possibility of chairmanship. At the same time, Russia, as a permanent member of the UN Security Council, has the right to veto any of its decisions.
The chairmanship of the Security Council changes monthly in alphabetical order.
The Russian Federation will not have any decisive influence on the work of the Security Council, Svoboda said on air. Live diplomat, head of the Security Council Secretariat (2009-2016) Alexander Matsuka.
He explained that the country chairing the UN Security Council has no influence, because the agenda is formed ahead of time and accepted by all delegations. Matsuka added that Russia is needed for the UN to propagate and spread fakes, and for this it is not necessary to chair.
Moreover, the chairmanship will limit them in this, because the chairman is forced to listen to what the members of the Security Council say to him,” Matsuka said.
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