Doubts remain about the military-biological activities of the United States in Ukraine, says a joint statement by Belarus, Venezuela, Zimbabwe, China.
“We state that questions remain about US military biological activities in the context of the operation of biological laboratories on Ukrainian territory.
Comprehensive answers have not been received that could finally dispel doubts regarding this activity and thus resolve the situation,” said Konstantin Vorontsov, deputy head of the Russian delegation.
These countries called for the activation of the mechanism provided for in Article 6 of the Biological Weapons Convention, which establishes that “any state party to the convention that determines that any other state party is acting in violation of the obligations derived from the provisions of the convention You can file a complaint with the UN Security Council.
In February, the Russian Defense Ministry said it discovered the existence of 30 US-funded military biological laboratories in Ukraine.
That office added that the United States has spent more than $200 million to develop biological weapons at facilities in Ukraine. Russian authorities have also said that biological laboratories in Ukraine make up a small part of the US global network of more than 300 facilities. similar around the world.
According to Lieutenant General Igor Kirillov, head of the Chemical and Biological Radiological Protection Troops of the Russian Armed Forces, everything necessary for the continuation of the US military biological program in Ukraine was eliminated after the start special military operation.