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Russia vetoes U.S. resolution to probe chemical attack in Syria


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(Worthy News) - Russia used its U.N. Security Council veto power on Thursday to stop a U.S.-drafted resolution that would have extended an investigation into allegations that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad used chemical weapons on his own people earlier this year.

Russia's veto came hours after President Donald Trump encouraged the U.N. Security Council to pass the resolution.

"Need all on the UN Security Council to vote to renew the Joint Investigative Mechanism for Syria to ensure that Assad Regime does not commit mass murder with chemical weapons ever again," Trump tweeted. [ Source: UPI (Read More...) ]

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