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UNITED NATIONS ORGANIZATION, July 19 (Itar-Tass) — Russia and China have vetoed the U.N. Security Council draft resolution on the settlement of the conflict in Syria.
The draft document has been prepared by Western countries and contains sanctions against Damascus. Eleven members of the U.N. Security Council voted for the draft resolution, two abstained. Russia and China vetoed the draft resolution.
So, Russia’s draft resolution will be submitted for voting. The document envisions the extension of the mandate of the U.N. Supervision Mission for three months.