In this framework, six white flags flying with the symbol of the Dove of Peace were placed on the main facade of the Legislative Palace.
In the statement it is considered that in the face of the recent “military invasion of the Russian Federation against Ukraine”, the Senate expresses “its strongest rejection of the threat and use of force as a means of resolving disputes.”
The Senate claims diplomacy, dialogue and the mechanisms of current international law, as the only legitimate means to resolve disputes”.
The legislators make a “call to respect the territorial integrity of states as a principle contained in the Charter of the United Nations, an imperative norm of general international law that all states must respect.”
The Senate of the Republic also expresses its “repudiation of the military invasion carried out by Russia against Ukraine, in violation of the principles enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations.”
In this framework, it calls for “the parties to resume negotiations through neutral diplomatic channels and make the necessary efforts to end hostilities.” It also calls for “compliance with resolution 2200 (2015) of the United Nations Security Council based on the Minsk agreements.”
Solidarity is expressed with the victims and their humanitarian commitment to the refugees, understanding that the relevant international organizations must react expeditiously to provide assistance to both the affected civilians and the refugees who left Ukraine”, in this context the Senate expresses its desire to May peace be achieved quickly.
Broad Front senator José Carlos Mahía said that his political community proposed including NATO in the declaration, because it also has “interference in the conflict”, but this did not prosper, and assured that the FA finally prioritized “the general interest”.