In the ongoing meeting of G20 countries for security discussions, India issues a chairman’s summary naming Russia and China for not joining the consensus on Ukraine from the Bali document.
India has mentioned due to "divergences" among G20 members on the question of the Russia-Ukraine war, a joint statement could not be issued after the meeting of foreign ministers.
This is the second ministerial-level meeting where Russia and China refused to countenance Western criticisms of the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
The recently concluded G20 Finance Ministers meeting in Bangalore also saw similar tensions, with the attendant countries unable to agree on a joint communique after the meeting ended.
Western countries on Ukraine’s invasion:
The U.S. administration has formally concluded that Moscow had committed “crimes against humanity” during its year-long invasion of its neighbour.
February 24 will mark one year since Russia mounted a large-scale invasion of Ukraine, beginning a ground war in Europe that Putin still refers to as a “special military operation.”
NAFTA, a security alliance between North America and Europe, was formed in order to safeguard and defend democratic freedoms.
Signed on April 4, 1949, the treaty attempted to thwart any further Soviet incursion.
It formed a power balance in Europe and guaranteed the safety of all its members.
As a result, member nations pool their military resources and strengthen their defences.
As a result, NATO served as a democratic engine that promoted common ideals and interests while also indirectly rebuffing communism.
The USSR signed the Warsaw pact in 1955 because it considered NATO a danger.
If an attack was launched on a member of the Warsaw Pact or NATO, other members would protect that country as a whole.
As a result, two instruments with similar construction and intended use were put to the test (The North Atlantic Treaty, 1949).
Russia on Western countries:
To prevent NATO's "eastward expansion" and to deny alliance membership to the states of the former Soviet Union, Russia used the treaty as a vehicle to request that the United States refrain from deploying forces of international organisations and military coalitions in areas where they could be perceived as a threat to national security.
In addition, Russia demanded that the United States refrain from deploying missiles launched from the ground that may strike targets on the other party's national territory.
The deal was slammed as 'unreasonable' and rejected
Since NATO's behaviours and claims do not coincide, it looks that the organisation simply values diplomacy on paper.