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World news: Russia is the biggest advocate of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in the international arena.

Russia on Monday blocked a meeting of the UN Security Council, which was planned to discuss the situation with human rights in Syria.

This was reported by news Agency Reuters.


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“We do not see any justification for this appointment, because human rights are not the subject of the agenda of the Security Council”, – said the Deputy permanent representative of Russia to the UN Gennady Kuzmin.

As underlined by the Agency, Russia is the biggest advocate of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in the international arena.

With a proposal for the meeting were made by the six member countries of the Security Council. Thus, it was planned to hear a briefing by UN high Commissioner for human rights Zeid RA’ad al-Hussein .

“The Council should have all the necessary information to understand the crisis situation, which he explores, including issues relating to human rights,” leads in this regard, the Agency the words of the Ambassador of France Francois Delattre.

As reported, the delegation of Russia has acted with the requirement to hold a procedural vote, the result of which did not have a single voice.

The meeting was supported by France, the United Kingdom, Sweden, Poland, Netherlands, United States, Peru and Kuwait. His position was expressed against Russia, China, Bolivia and Kazakhstan. Three more countries-members abstained.