A UN Security Council resolution condemning the Syrian government for the alleged gas attack in the country’s Idlib province has been vetoed by Russia as a permanent member of the Security Council.
A draft resolution condemning the Syrian government for the alleged chemical attack in the country that was introduced by the UK, France and the US was blocked by Russia on Wednesday.
“The result of the vote is as follows: ten votes in favor, two votes against, three abstentions. The draft resolution has not been adopted owing to the negative vote of a permanent member of Council,” current Security Council President Nikki Haley of the US announced following the vote.
The resolution asked the Syrian government to provide flight plans and logs of its military operations on the day of the incident and for the country to open its air bases to UN investigators…
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