The Ukrainian ambassador Yevheniia Filipenko along with other foreign diplomats has staged a mass walkout during Russia’s foreign minister Sergei Lavrov’s pre-recorded address at the Conference on Disarmament in Geneva.
Filipenko was seen storming out after Lavrov’s video began playing, leaving the room before standing in front of a Ukrainian flag leaving only ambassadors from Yemen, Syria, Venezuela, and Tunisia in the room.
“Thank you very much for this wonderful show of support to Ukrainians who are fighting for their independence,” Filipenko said to those who walked out as well before breaking out into applause.
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