West to blame for Syria UN resolution failure - Xinhua

West to blame for Syria UN resolution failure - Xinhua

Shanghai : China | Jul 19, 2012 at 11:20 PM PDT
Source: The Daily Star
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In this photo provided by the United Nations, the United Nations Security Council votes on a resolution that threatens Syria with new sanctions, Thursday, July 19, 2012. Western diplomats are to blame for the failure of the latest U.N. Security Council resolution on Syria after they tried to ram through... FULL ARTICLE AT The Daily Star
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China and Russia use their veto votes to block an UN Security Council resolution on Syria
China and Russia use their veto votes to block an UN Security Council resolution on Syria
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