During the speech of the President of Russia at the session of the 70th UN General Assembly in new York, the Ukrainian delegation in protest left the meeting room. In this part the representatives of Ukraine remained in the hall and unfurled the national flag, had been in the fighting in the Donbass.
“Our delegation left the hall during the speech of comrade Putin. On the balcony before it was deployed flag of Ukraine from Ilovaysk! Let see,” he wrote on Twitter (quoted by agencies) permanent representative of Ukraine to the UN Yuriy Sergeyev, but subsequently this record Ukrainian official was removed from your blog.
The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko left the meeting room, when Putin hasn’t begun to speak from the podium. Before the Russian President at the General Assembly was addressed by President Barack Obama. In his speech he, inter alia, stated that Russia annexed the Crimea. Subsequently, Poroshenko thanked Obama for his speech.
Putin, in turn, very little paid time to the Ukrainian crisis and sanctions against Russia. Basically, the Russian President spoke about the difficult situation in the middle East. He called for the establishment of an international coalition that would rely on the UN Charter in their actions, and not on the strategic initiatives of individual States.
The day before the Russian delegation left the hall of the UN General Assembly, when at the summit on the global agenda in development was made by Poroshenko. “We left the hall in protest against overtly politicized and aggressive speech, which did not correspond to the declared theme of the summit”, – told then the source TASS in the delegation.