09 iulie 2020

UNSC rejects Russian bid to halve Syria border aid Related news


WASHINGTON The UN Security Council voted down a Russian draft resolution Wednesday that sought to extend cross-border aid to Syria for six months through one border gate.  The bid only garnered support from China, Vietnam and South Africa plus its own vote. The US, France, UK, Germany, Belgium, Estonia and Dominican Republic voted against the draft resolution, which needed at least nine "yes" votes. Tunisia, Niger, Indonesia and St. Vincent and the Grenadines abstained. The Russian resolution [...]