67 countries supported the retention of veto in UN Security Council
13:26, 16 September 2015

67 countries supported the retention of veto in UN Security Council

The United Nations General Assembly put in the agenda the issue of exercise a veto right at the Security Council of the UN

13:26, 16 September 2015

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The initiative of retention of the veto right in the UN Security Council in cases when the conflict is of particular severity has supported 67 countries. About that was written on Twitter by the official representative at the UN in Ukraine Yurii Serheiev, Ukr.Media 

In New York continues the 70th anniversary session of the United Nations` General Assembly. This year`s panel session is presided by Danish represantative Mogens Lykketoft. According to his words at the opening of the assembly`s session, apart from the commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the United Nations, member countries "will try to mobilize and act on important issues of our time".

The question of veto right retention is among of high-priority of General Assembly`s agenda. In particular, it refers to the behavior of Russia, which blocked the creation of an international tribunal to investigate the accident Malaysian Airlines Boeing.

As it was reported before, President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko to deliver a speech at the forthcoming meeting of the UN General Assembly and he suggested to start a discussion about deprivation of Russian Federation` right to veto in the Security Council. 

Related: President Poroshenko to give a speech at UN General Assembly`s session

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