Russia, China veto UN extending Syria cross-border aid

Russia, China veto UN extending Syria cross-border aid

Russia and China used their veto to block a UN Security Council resolution that would have extended cross-border humanitarian aid to four million Syrians by a year. Humanitarian aid currently flows into Syria without the formal permission of the regime in Damascus. However, this due to expire on Jan 10. An extension won the support of 13 council members but drew vetoes from Russia and China.

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