The Mexican President said he has decided to propose the committee made of three personalities including Pope Francis, António Guterres, and PM Narendra Modi.
Amid the ongoing Russia-Ukraine war and growing tension in the Asia Pacific region, Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador is considering to submit a written proposal to the United Nations, seeking to set up a commission to promote a five-year ceasefire without war or trade wars across the world. Addressing a press conference, the Mexican President stated that he has decided to propose the committee made of three personalities including Pope Francis, the UN Secretary-General António Guterres, and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, MSN News reported.
According to the Mexican President, the goal is for the three of them to get together, swiftly submit a plan to end the war across the world and come to an understanding to look for a truce lasting at least five years. López Obrador also urged the United States, China and Russia to make an effort to end the war-like situations and work towards peace. He claimed that the world, which is suffering from record inflation and supply chain problems, is being negatively impacted by geopolitical tensions between China, Taiwan, and the US.
Mexican President urges world to stop trade conflicts
“Nations can agree on a truce of at least five years to be able to face the crisis affecting the people. A truce that ends the war, confrontation, and provocation. “Once the fighting stops, let things stay as they are, especially the war between Russia and Ukraine,” Mexican President López Obrador remarked, as per RT News. He further stated that countries should stop their trade conflicts and use the UN’s framework to keep track of their relevant commitments. Speaking about the escalating tension in the Asia Pacific region since US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s Taiwan visit, López Obrador opined that dialogue should take precedence over conflict.