Russia won't support UN General Assembly Syria resolution

By REUTERS
August 2, 2012 15:58

 
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MOSCOW - Russia said on Thursday it would not back a Saudi-drafted resolution on Syria at the UN General Assembly, saying it was unbalanced and would not help end the violence in the Middle East nation.

In a statement, the Russian Foreign Ministry said the draft placed "full responsibility for what is happening in the country ... solely on the Syrian authorities" and made no demands on the opposition.

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