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UN fails to reach consensus on Syria

08-03-2011 11:19 BJT Special Report:Unrest in Syria |

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The United Nations Security Council has failed to agree on a response to the deadly violence in Syria. After discussions ended on Tuesday, Russia's Ambassador to the UN told journalists that an agreement had, so far, not been possible. The body will continue to discuss the matter on Wednesday.

Vitaly Churkin, Russian ambassador to the UN, said, "Our view is shared by a number of members of the Security Council that the required balanced has not been achieved in the course of those discussions and in the current shape and form of the text, it may not play a constructive and positive role which we would like to see the Security Council to play in trying to prevent the further aggravation of the crisis in Syria."

 

UN Chief condemns violence in Syria

UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, has also voiced deep concern over reports of violence in the Syrian city of Hama and other towns across the country over the weekend. The UN chief strongly condemns the use of force against civilians and is calling on the government of Syria to immediately halt the violence. Full story >>

UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, has also voiced deep concern over reports of violence in the Syrian city of Hama and other towns across the country over the weekend. The UN chief strongly condemns the use of force against civilians and is calling on the government of Syria to immediately halt the violence.

 

 

Editor:Zhang Dan |Source: CNTV.CN

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