US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Brazil has joined efforts to “end hostility” in Ukraine. Blinken said on Twitter that he had spoken to Brazilian Foreign Minister Carlos Franca.
“The United States and Brazil are united in an immediate end to Russian hostilities with Ukraine and countries around the world,” Blinken wrote.
Yesterday, Brazil abandoned its position of neutrality and deployed itself to the United Nations [Organização das Nações Unidas] Against the Russian invasion of Ukrainian territory. The country voted in favor of a resolution against a military attack on the European country. “A Line Has Been Crossed, This Council” [de Segurança da ONU] Can’t be silent Brazil’s ambassador Ronaldo Costa said that no country should use its power to attack another country.
Ukraine’s President Volodmir Zelensky thanked Brazil and other countries. However, the measure was vetoed by Russia, voted by the United Nations Security Council. The proposal will now be voted on in the unit’s general assembly.