Thursday, March 2, 2017

Russia and China Veto Another UN Security Council Resolution Seeking to Impose Sanctions on Syria

Russia and China exercised their veto powers this week in the United Nations Security Council to block a resolution that would, have imposed sanctions against specific parties using chemical weapons in war-torn Syria. Although nine of the Council’s 15 members voted to support the resolution, Bolivia joined Russia and China in rejecting it. Egypt, Ethiopia, and Kazakhstan abstained.


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