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Syria resolution has no chance, says Russia – live updates

Here’s a summary of events so far today: • Russia’s envoy to the European Union says he sees no chance of the Arab-Western resolution passing in the security council.Interfax quoted Vladimir Chizhov as saying: “[The draft] is missing the most important … Continue reading

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Russia prepared to veto Syria resolution

Russia warned on Wednesday it was prepared to use its veto to block a Western-backed UN resolution on Syria but said it was encouraged that other world powers were taking its red lines into account. The foreign ministry said it … Continue reading

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Russia says will veto “unacceptable” Syria resolution

By: Steve Gutterman Russia said on Wednesday it would veto any U.N. resolution on Syria that it finds unacceptable, after demanding any measure rule out military intervention to halt the bloodshed touched off by protests against President Bashar al-Assad’s rule. The … Continue reading

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PRESS RELEASE – Security council: Russia must not block effort to end atrocities in Syria.

Press Release: 1 February 2012 SECURITY COUNCIL: RUSSIA MUST NOT BLOCK EFFORTS TO END ATROCITIES IN SYRIA AI Index: PRE01/052/2012 Russia must not block international efforts to tackle the ongoing violence and human rights violations in Syria, Amnesty International said … Continue reading

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Russian FM: Moscow will veto UN resolution on Syria

Russia indicated on Tuesday, January 31 it will veto a draft resolution on Syria that calls on President Bashar Assad to step down and provides for “further measures” if he refuses. “Russia will not support anything that is imposed on Syria,” … Continue reading

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Russia Says UN Resolution Would Put Syria on Path to Civil War

Russia is warning that a Western and Arab effort to push the U.N. Security Council into adopting a resolution on Syria will put that nation on a path to civil war. Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Gennady Gatilov said Tuesday the … Continue reading

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U.S. presses UN to end Syria ‘neglect’

It is time for the UN Security Council, which has been guilty of “inaction” and “neglect” during 10 months of Syrian violence, to endorse an Arab League plan for a political transition in Syria, the U.S. envoy to the UN … Continue reading

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Syria crisis: West makes new push for UN resolution

Foreign ministers from the UK, the US and France are to go to New York to push for a UN resolution calling for a transfer of power in Syria. France says 10 of the 15 countries on the Security Council … Continue reading

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UN Security Council ‘evolving’ on Syria: France

Opinions have “evolved” within the UN Security Council and more members are now willing to back a draft resolution criticising Syriafor its protest crackdown, a French diplomatic source said Monday. “The balance within the Security Council has evolved” concerning a draft resolution on Syria in the wake … Continue reading

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France, UK ministers head to UN to push Arab League Syria plan

Juppe is to head to New York to press UN Security Council into taking action over Assad regime’s ‘crimes against humanity’. PARIS – French Foreign Minister Alain Juppe is to head to New York on Tuesday to press the UN … Continue reading

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