On CNN, he showed a frame in which the Chinese delegates are surrounded by applauding people.

“Everybody applauded while standing, with the exception of the delegation from China, whose members sat through the applause all the time, and then they left after I took this picture,” RIA Novosti quotes him as saying.

Earlier, the leader of the parliamentary opposition and the Kurs-Social Democracy party in Slovakia, Robert Fico, refused to attend Zelensky's speech, arguing that he "lies every day."