09 iulie 2020

UN Security Council rejects Russia bid to limit Syrian aid deliveries


A Russian resolution that would have limited the delivery of humanitarian aid to Syria’s mainly rebel-held northwest to one crossing point from Turkey was defeated in the UN Security Council on Wednesday. The resolution needed a minimum of nine “yes” votes in the 15-member council and it got support from only four countries – Russia, China, Vietnam and South Africa. Seven countries voted against it – the United States, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Belgium, Estonia and the Dominican [...]