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The UN Security Council has not adopted the Russia-proposed draft resolution on delivering humanitarian aid to Syria through one checkpoint on the border with Turkey. About this TASS said a source in the organization.
For the project voted 4 countries, against — seven, four more States decided to abstain. Thus he has not received the required number of votes.
Earlier, Russia proposed the UN security Council to adopt its draft resolution on aid to Syria in return is rejected by the organization. Moscow considers it necessary to gradually phase out the mechanism of cross-border aid to Syria and proposes to extend the supply for six months through just one checkpoint on the border with Turkey — CAT “Bab – El-Hawa”.
In December 2019, Russia and China vetoed in the UN security Council to draft resolution Belgium, Germany and Kuwait on cross-border humanitarian assistance to Syria. These States were proposed to extend the validity of the mechanism, excluding the border crossing of al-Ramat, until January 10, 2021.
Russia’s permanent representative to the UN, Vasily Nebenzia explained this decision by saying that the resolution is outdated and does not take into account what happened in Syria changes. According to him, is designated as a humanitarian objects actually used by terrorists. He explained that the mechanism deconflicting in the Arab country used for misinformation.
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