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Group of Friends in Defense of the United Nations Charter meets

This Tuesday began the Preparatory Meeting for the launch of the Group of Friends in Defense of the United Nations Charter, a community that aims to guarantee the common welfare of present and future generations.

The formation of a Group of Friends in Defense of the United Nations Charter is an initiative that has been carried out within the UN since the end of last year, thanks to the suggestion of the permanent representative of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela before the United Nations (UN), Samuel Moncada.

This initiative seeks to guarantee to all the peoples of the world the effective application of the most important legal, moral and intellectual instrument designed by humanity to prevent a Third World War since 1945.

“Today we see that the resurgence of supremacist ideologies, deniers of the equality and diversity of humanity, brings the world to the brink of a military conflict with unpredictable consequences. An armed conflict that threatens even the existence of an entire civilization by a State that believes it is above international legality ”, reflected Moncada in his proposal.

"We promise to spare no effort to preserve, promote and defend in all relevant forums the prevalence and validity of the United Nations Charter," added the Venezuelan representative.

"We invite members of the international community who are committed to an effective and inclusive multilateralism, with the principles of the United Nations Charter, to join the Group of Friends as soon as possible," Moncada added.

That of the Group of Friends in Defense of the United Nations Charter highlights that the 193 member states of the UN and, even more, the members of the Security Council, must avoid the catastrophe of a coming war, defending the organization's Charter. multilateral.

The UN Charter is the first legally binding international agreement of a multilateral nature that governs international relations between States, based on respect for the principle of sovereign equality, self-determination and non-interference in internal affairs.

Permanent missions from Algeria, Angola, Belarus, Bolivia, Cambodia, China, Cuba, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Iran, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Nicaragua, State of Palestine, Russia, will participate in this Tuesday's meeting. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Syria and Venezuela.

With information from agencies