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Draft UNSC Resolution for Aleppo Ceasefire – Vetoed

December 5, 2016

Today the UN Security Council voted on a draft resolution put forth by Egypt, New Zealand and Spain that called for a ceasefire in the devastating fighting in eastern Aleppo city.

The measure was vetoed by Russia and China. Venezuela also voted against the measure, Angola abstained, and the other 11 members voted in favor.

 

You can read a draft of the vetoed Resolution here on the UN Report Blog maintained by @NabilAbiSaab.

You can read background on the Resolution here at What’s in Blue.

You can read the outcome of the vote here at the UN News Centre.

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December 5, 2016
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UN Security Council
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