Russian vetoes of UN resolutions on Syria

Russian vetoes of UN resolutions on SyriaRussia has now blocked seven UN resolutions regarding Syria since unrest erupted there in 2011, almost always with support from China. Moscow is an unconditional supporter of Bashar al-Assad’s regime in Damascus, and its latest veto adds to the six previous ones listed below. Six months after the Syrian conflict begins, Russia and China on October 4, 2011 block a proposed UN resolution to impose “targeted measures” against Assad’s regime.



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