Russia blocked a UN security Council resolution on Syria

Россия заблокировала резолюцию Совбеза ООН по Сирии

Russia has blocked a draft UN security Council resolution on Syria, put it on his veto. This was reported by AFP on Twitter.

“Russia vetoed a draft UN resolution on Syria”, – is told in the message.

#BREAKING Russia vetoes UN draft resolution on Syria gas attack probe

— AFP news agency (@AFP) April 12, 2017

Earlier it was reported that Russia would veto the new draft resolution of the UN security Council on chemical attack in the Syrian Idlib. This was stated by Deputy foreign Minister Gennady Gatilov.

Recall that the UN security Council on Wednesday considers an updated draft resolution on the chemical attack in the Syrian city of Khan shaykhun. The draft prepared by the UK, USA and France. The UK’s permanent representative to the UN Matthew Rycroft reported that the draft resolution on Syria condemns chemical attack and requires full cooperation in the investigation.

4 April it became known about the use of chemical weapons in the town of Khan Shaykhun, South of Idlib. Killing more than 86 people. In addition, poisoning suffered another 300 people. USA was blamed on the forces of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. In Damascus the charges in the attack was rejected. The US President Donald trump said that after a chemical attack in Idlib, he changed his mind about Syria and Assad. Reuters also wrote that the planes that struck, could belong to Russia or the Syrian government. The defense Ministry denied reports about the bombing of the city of Khan shaykhun in Syria.

USA 7 April carried out a rocket attack on a government base in Syria with cruise missiles, which are based on US Navy ships. According to the Pentagon, there were 59 missiles. The purpose of the missile strike was the airfield shirt, which, according to the us government, was carried out himataki in Idlib province.

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