Strange mise en scène
Russia blocked in the UN Security Council France proposed a resolution to impose a cease-fire in Aleppo, Syria.
The document received 11 votes in favor, two votes against and two members abstained. Thus, Russia, which is one of the five permanent members of the UN security Council’s vetoed it.
“The draft resolution was not adopted, because he voted against a permanent member of the UN security Council”, — said the permanent representative of Russia to the UN Vitaly Churkin. Russia is the Chairman of the UN security Council in October.
France proposed a draft resolution which managed to see RIA Novosti, “requires all parties to immediately stop the aerial bombardment and military flights over the city of Aleppo”. The document “calls for the immediate implementation of the ceasefire and the safe, unimpeded humanitarian access throughout Syria” and asks the parties to “prevent material and financial resources to individuals, groups and associations, associated with “al-Qaeda”, ISIS (both groups were banned in Russia — ed.) and other terrorist groups”.The draft also mentions the need to advanced monitoring and compliance with the ceasefire under the supervision of the UN, in this regard, the security Council, as noted in the draft, requests the UN Secretary-General “to provide options for this reason”.
Speaking at the meeting, the permanent representative of Russia to the UN Vitaly Churkin said that no one voted in the UN security Council draft resolutions will not be accepted. He called the vote on the two resolutions on Syria, “one of the strangest scenes” in the history of the UN security Council
PS. It is quite clear that the French resolution divorced from the realities of what is happening in Syria and could not be accepted, moreover, that before the session was known that Russia will block, as the resolution was obviously intended to give respite to the militants “Al-Nusra” in Aleppo. However, France and Co. have decided to stand in the position, which of course brings the West to the task of rescue the distress of the militants.Wang during the day, tantrum on the subject of what Russia should be deprived of the right of veto in the UN security Council, and the security Council urgently needs to reform, because aid to militants in Syria, he was not effective.
Against the resolution voted – Russia and Venezuela.
Voted for the resolution – the U.S., Britain, France, Japan, Senegal, Egypt, Malaysia, Uruguay, New Zealand, Spain, Ukraine.
Abstentions – China and Angola.
UPD:2 Russian draft resolution (associated with the implementation of De Mistura plan) voted for 4 countries – Russia, China, Venezuela and Egypt. Abstained Angola and Uruguay. The rest were against.
The meeting takes place on the background of the retreat of militants “Al-Nusra” and “Nour al-Din al-Zenki” in the North of Aleppo.
Infantry “Liwa al-Quds” in the liberated area Aviga.