Moscow sees the political context in attempts parts of the West and Ukraine to abolish the veto in the UN security Council, said Russia's permanent representative to the UN Vitaly Churkin during the video bridge Moscow - new York, organized by MIA " Russia today ".
"We relate negatively to this initiative. We believe that the veto power of five permanent members - This is a very important mechanism that is forcing the delegation to work to produce consensual decisions ", - said Churkin.
He said that because of the veto in most cases, the UN can achieve consensus.
"The UN security Council last year received about 60 resolutions, a large number of declarations Chapter, press statements, and these statements are taken only by consensus, when all fifteen members agree, that is, the veto has not only" five ", but also any member of the Security Council. It's all productive work. We see here, of course, a certain political implication, as in France offer a lot of subjective, " said Russia's permanent representative to the UN.