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Updated On: Wednesday, October 18 2017

28 February 2017, New York, USA | UN Photo - Manuel Elias

The Security Council took a vote on a draft resolution aiming to impose sanctions on Syria for the use of chemical weapons, resulting in 9 votes in favor and 3 against (Bolivia, China, Russian Federation), with 3 abstentions (Egypt, Ethiopia, Kazakhstan). The draft text failed to be adopted due to the veto by two permanent members of the Council (China and the Russian Federation).

Draft Security Council Resolution on Syria Sanctions Vetoed Gallery

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