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Russia vetoes US-backed UNSC resolution on banning nuclear weapons in outer space

The resolution gained 13 votes

UNITED NATIONS, April 24. /TASS/. Russia vetoed a UN Security Council resolution sponsored by the US and Japan that seeks to ban the deployment of nuclear weapons in outer space, according to a TASS reporter.

The resolution gained 13 votes in the 15-member UN Security Council, with China abstaining.