Russia, China veto western-backed Syria resolution at UN Security Council
- uploaded: Jul 19, 2012
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Published on Jul 19, 2012 by RussiaToday
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Russia and China have vetoed a United Nations Security Council resolution that threatened Syria with more sanctions.
It was the third time in nine months that Russia and China used their powers as permanent members of the 15-nation council to block resolutions on Syria. There were 11 votes in favor of the resolution. Russia and China voted against it, while South Africa and Pakistan abstained from voting.
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