UN Security Council votes against Russia resolution on Aleppo

Source : 112 Ukraine

Earlier, Russia vetoed draft submitted by France involving creation of no-fly zones
13:09, 9 October 2016

The UN Security Council voted against the alternative resolution on Aleppo, which was entered by Russia.

9 countries voted against the resolution, another 2 abstained.

The document was supported by 4 countries.

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Ukraine also voted against Russia’s resolution.

Recall, Russia blocked French resolution on Aleppo. The document envisages the establishment of no-fly zones over Aleppo and called on Russia and the US to ensure an immediate ceasefire in Aleppo. In case of disobedience, the document allowed the introduction of measures against the parties to the conflict.

Contributed Russian alternative draft resolution intended to conclude the Dzhebhat en-Nusra militants from the eastern part of Aleppo and execution of Russian-American agreements on 9 September.

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