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Ukraine requests urgent meeting of UN due to referendums on accession to Russia

AKIPRESS.COM - Ukraine requested an urgent meeting of the UN Security Council because of referendums on accession to Russia, which are now taking place in Russian-occupied regions of the country, representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Oleg Nikolenko announced on his Twitter page.

Referendums on secession from Ukraine and joining Russia began in Donetsk, Luhansk, Kherson and part of the Zaporizhzhia region on September 23 and will last five days. There are no representatives of the international media and observers of international structures in the territories where the voting takes place. Both Ukraine and the international community have said they do not recognize the referendum results.

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