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ICJ Orders Russia to Immediately Suspend its Occupation of Ukraine

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The International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague, the Netherlands, has ordered Russia to immediately suspend its occupation of Ukraine, as the United Nations reiterates its appeal to Russia for an end to hostilities. the crisis is peaceful

The International Court of Justice (ICJ), following a lawsuit filed by Ukraine on February 27, three days after Russia’s occupation of the occupied territories, has ordered Moscow to withdraw its troops from Kiev immediately, in a bid to restore peace with its neighbors.

The ruling comes as Russia continues to besiege Ukraine’s main cities, with attacks said by the UN human rights body so far. 1 thousand and 834 civilians.

Ukraine has already declared the ICJ ruling a “significant victory” and vowed to continue its push until Russia withdraws and restores peace in and around Kiev.

The United Nations says more than 3 million civilians have so far been evacuated from Moscow’s occupied territories to save their lives from military attacks.

Judge Joan Donoghue, who presided over the Western Hemisphere session on Wednesday, described the ICJ as a court of justice and expressed concern over Russia’s use of military force in the conflict rather than its peaceful resolution.

Records show that the ICJ ruled without Russian representation at the trial.

One of the arguments put forward by Ukraine in the indictment was that Russia had attempted a genocide similar to that of 1948, which Moscow had previously denied during the 7 August trial hearing. factual evidence.

Russia has repeatedly said it will use military force in Ukraine to defend itself against security threats from its enemies and NATO.