Russia and China vetoed a UN security Council resolution with sanctions against Syria

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UN 28 Feb. /Offset. TASS Oleg Zelenin/. Russia and China blocked the adoption of UN Security Council draft resolution calling for sanctions against Syria for the attack with the use of toxic substances, attributed to Damascus.

The document prepared by the Western countries, scored the minimum required for the adoption of nine votes, prompting Moscow and Beijing to use its veto.