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UN adopts tough resolution on Syria

Saturday, August 4, 2012



UN adopts tough resolution on Syria


The UN General Assembly has voted in favor of a non-binding resolution on Syria pushed by several Arab states. Before the vote, Russia announced that it would not support the resolution, calling it unbalanced.
The bill was passed with 133 votes in favor, 12 against, and 31 abstentions.

­The resolution, authored by Saudi Arabia and actively supported by Egypt and Bahrain, demands that President Bashar al-Assad transfer power to a transitional government and that the Syrian Army ceases tank and helicopter attacks against rebel forces..... MORE

SourceRT.com

URL: http://www.rt.com/news/syrian-resolution-un-assembly-711/

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