The West condemns the move by Russia and China to veto the UN resolution on Syria. Critics include British Foreign Secretary William Hague and French then-president Nicolas Sarkozy. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said the lack of unanimity in the Security Council undermined the United Nations’ image. U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton called the failed UN Syria vote a “travesty”. The resolution, which is being actively pushed through by the United States and its allies, is further interference in the internal affairs of a sovereign nation, said Vitaly Churkin, Permanent Representative of Russia to the United Nations.
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Moscow wants Syria talks to continue

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told the UN's Syria envoy Lakhdar Brahimi that the Geneva talks between the Syrian government and opposition should be continued without delay

Russia hopes UNSC will pass Syria resolution - official

The Russian authorities are hopeful that the draft resolution on humanitarian aid access to Syria that is currently being debated by the UN Security Council will eventually be adopted, Moscow's Permanent Representative to the UN, Vitaly Churkin, told reporters

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