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Russia overrdides the US & allies to extend UN mission in Syria

July 20th, 2012 Comments off

Britain earlier proposal to extend UNSMIS for a “final” time for 30 days…. was shot down by Russia.Yesterday, Moscow vetoed a Western-backed resolution which threatened among other things, sanctions against President Assad if he does not end the use of heavy weapons in the conflict…with Chptr. VII and all.
Russia supported a Pakistani draft resolution which stipulated to extend the UNSMIS’ mission for 45 days but WITHOUT any conditions on renewal!



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UN weighs up Syria monitor plan

April 21st, 2012 Comments off

The UN Security Council draws up a draft resolution to send 300 monitors to Syria, after divisions remain among member states over the details.
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Arab League to debate Syria resolution

March 28th, 2012 Comments off

The summit will be the first such gathering hosted by Iraq in more than 20 yearsArab foreign ministers met on Wednesday in Baghdad to debate a draft resolution calling on Damascus to end violence and hold talks with the opposition, on the eve of a landmark summit in Iraq.

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Arab ministers to debate Syria draft resolution

March 28th, 2012 Comments off

The summit will be the first such gathering hosted by Iraq in more than 20 yearsArab foreign ministers will discuss a draft resolution on Wednesday calling on Syria’s government to hold talks with the opposition and to end the violence, on the eve of a landmark summit in Baghdad.

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UN Security Council close to vote on new Syrian resolution

February 3rd, 2012 Comments off

NEW YORK – Expectations are rising that the UN Security Council may soon vote on a draft resolution that supports an Arab League plan to "facilitate" a political transition in Syria while removing all
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UN text drops Assad handover call

February 2nd, 2012 Comments off

Diplomats at the UN Security Council drop reference to a call for Syria’s president to hand over power in their draft resolution, apparently to appease Russia.
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Impasse at UN Syria crisis debate

February 1st, 2012 Comments off

A day of debate at the UN Security Council on violence in Syria ends without agreement as Russia and China continue to oppose a draft resolution.
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Syrian Troops Retake Damascus Suburbs as UN Showdown Unfolds

February 1st, 2012 Comments off

Syrian government troops retook the Damascus suburbs Tuesday after crushing rebel forces attempting to push closer to the capital, while diplomats debated a United Nations draft resolution demanding P
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Russia presents surprise draft on Syria to Security Council

December 16th, 2011 Comments off

A day after Human Rights Watch released harrowing accounts from Syrian military defectors on the killing and torture of civilians, Russia has abruptly circulated a new surprise draft resolution.
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Fears grow over Iran nuclear plan

November 17th, 2011 Comments off

World powers agree a draft resolution expressing their “increasing concern” that Iran may be seeking to build nuclear weapons.
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