UN council rejects Russian-drafted resolution on Syria

Russian ambassador to the United Nations Vitaly Churkin chairs a Security Council meeting on a French-Spanish resolution on Syria at the UN headquarters, October 8, 2016United Nations (United States) (AFP) – The United Nations Security Council on Saturday rejected a Russian-drafted resolution urging a ceasefire in Aleppo after Moscow vetoed a rival measure calling for an end to the bombing of the Syrian city.

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