His Cabinet this morning agreed to the text of a motion enshrined in the State’s constitution that the nation of Ireland “affirms the inalienable, inalienable and sovereign right to choose its own form of Government.” determine its relations with other nations, and develop its life, politics, economy and culture, in accordance with its own genius and traditions”.
The ministers agreed that Ukraine has the same right as any other independent and sovereign State “to choose its foreign policy and to ensure security and defense on its territory”.
The movement called on Dáil to condemn “in the strongest terms Russia’s aggression towards Ukraine and reaffirm its unwavering support for Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity in the public international arena.” take their borders”.
It condemned Russia but noted that this did not diminish “the friendship and respect we have for ordinary Russians, including those who have built a future in Ireland”.
It rejects the decision of the Russian Federation to recognize the so-called “independence” of certain regions of the Donetsk and Luhansk regions.
It also calls on Russia to reverse this recognition, withdraw its military forces and return to the discussions in the Normandy format – a reference to the informal forum hosted by French diplomats. , Germany, Russia and Ukraine established in 2014 to resolve the separatist conflict in the Donbas region.
The full text of the petition will be debated by TDs later this afternoon:
“This House of Commons reiterates that in the First Article of the Bunreacht na hEireann, the nation of Ireland affirms the inalienable, inviolable and sovereign right to choose its own form of Government, defining its relationship relations with other nations, and develop their own life, politics, economy, and culture, according to their own genius and traditions.
This house recalls that:
- Ireland believes in and is fully committed to the core principles enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations, including sovereign equality and the territorial integrity of States.
- Ukraine has a fundamental right like every other independent and sovereign State to choose its foreign policy and to ensure security and defense on its territory.
- The commitments we make as members of the United Nations are binding on all Member States of the United Nations.
- Reaffirms its commitment to the principle of peaceful peace in disputes and calls on all States to resolve disputes peacefully in accordance with the principles of the Charter of the United Nations.
- Condemn in the strongest terms Russia’s acts of aggression against Ukraine and reaffirm its unwavering support for Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity in the internationally recognized borders of Ukraine. surname
- Note that our deep concern about the actions of the Russian leadership does not diminish the friendship and respect we have for ordinary Russians, including those who have built our future. in Ireland.
- Rejecting the decision of the Russian Federation to recognize the so-called “independence” of certain regions of the Donetsk and Luhansk regions as a violation of Ukraine’s territorial integrity and sovereignty, and calling on the Russian Federation to cancel this decision.
- Urges Russia to reverse the recognition, withdraw its military forces and return to Normandy format discussions.
- The call for the full implementation of the Minsk Agreements was adopted by the Security Council in UNSCR 2202.
- Welcome the initial pledge of 10 million euros in humanitarian assistance to Ukraine as a show of solidarity of Ireland with the Ukrainian people
- Calls on the Secretary-General of the United Nations to use his good organs to seek a peaceful solution. “
https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/politics/government-tables-motion-calling-on-dail-to-condemn-in-the-strongest-terms-russias-acts-of-aggression-against-ukraine-41399245.html The government issued a motion calling on Dáil to condemn ‘in the strongest terms Russia’s aggression against Ukraine’