UN atomic board reports Syria to Security Council

By REUTERS
June 9, 2011 21:50

VIENNA - The UN nuclear watchdog board reported Syria to the Security Council for covert atomic work, diplomats said, a US-led move coinciding with Western condemnations of Damascus' crackdown on opposition protests.

With 17 votes in favor and 6 against, the 35-nation board of the International Atomic Energy Agency adopted a resolution rebuking the Arab state for its three years of stonewalling of an IAEA probe into a desert site bombed by Israel in 2007.Russia and China voted against. Overall there were 11 abstentions and one country was absent, diplomats said.


Related Content

Breaking news
November 12, 2019
France's Macron and Trump to meet before NATO summit

By REUTERS

Cookie Settings