Russia blocks Security Council statement on Syria


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(Worthy News) - Russia on Thursday blocked the UN Security Council from adopting a statement on the situation in southwestern Syria, where rebels are under intense bombardment, diplomats said after an urgent meeting requested by Sweden and Kuwait.

Russia on Thursday blocked the UN Security Council from adopting a statement on the situation in southwestern Syria, where rebels are under intense bombardment, diplomats said after an urgent meeting requested by Sweden and Kuwait.

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said earlier that the Russia-backed offensive by Syrian President Bashar Assad’s regime was having a “devastating impact on civilians.” [ Source: Times of Israel (Read More...) ]

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