Wednesday, April 27, 2011

On Syria, Europeans push & other members push back on UNSC condemnation

(AP)- UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. Security has failed to agree on a statement condemning Syrian violence against peaceful protesters. France Britain, Germany and Portugal circulated a draft media statement on Monday calling for the 15-member council to condemn the violence. But during consultations Wednesday afternoon, several members including Lebanon indicated they were opposed, council diplomats said, speaking on condition of anonymity because the meeting was closed..."

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