Nord Stream Explosion Investigation: Draft Resolution Submitted by Russia and China to Security Council

Russia and China have announced that a draft resolution has been submitted to the UN Security Council to instruct UN Secretary-General António Guterres to form a UN commission to investigate the Nord Stream bombing. pipelines.

The text of the draft resolution, which will be put to a vote on Monday, proposes to instruct UN Secretary-General António Guterres to create an independent international commission “to conduct a thorough, transparent and impartial investigation into all aspects of the sabotage of the Nord Stream 1 and Nord Stream 2 gas pipelines” , including the identification of the perpetrators, sponsors, organizers of acts of vandalism and their accomplices.

It is also proposed that Guterres select specialists for the commission, and if a decision is made, he will have to submit recommendations on the proposed methods for its creation within 30 days.

The draft resolution calls on countries investigating pipeline explosions to cooperate fully with the Commission and share information with it, and encourages those countries to share information with other stakeholders.

It is noteworthy that Russia prepared the first version of the resolution on Nord Stream at the end of February last year, but did not immediately put it to a vote, but called on the Security Council countries to discuss the text of the resolution. document.

Russian President Vladimir Putin pointed to the difficulty of disclosing the circumstances of the explosion of the Nord Stream gas pipeline of Russian gas in the waters of Norway, expressing confidence that the truth about this sabotage will emerge sooner or later.

Source: TASS

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