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UN council rejects Russian measure on Syria chemical weapons probe

AFP  |  United Nations 

The Security Council rejected a Russian-drafted resolution today on investigating use in after vetoed a competing US-proposed measure.

Six countries including and backed the measure, while seven nations voted against. Two countries abstained.

A draft resolution requires nine votes to be adopted in the 15-member council and no veto from the five permanent members -- Britain, China, France, and the

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First Published: Wed, April 11 2018. 02:15 IST