Clinton urged the United Nations to press Russia on the Syrian issue

Clinton urged the UN to put pressure on Russia in the Syrian issueU.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton called on the international community to put pressure on Russia in the Syrian issue. As Clinton explained on the TV channel CNN, talking about the need to support Moscow's draft resolution promoted by the UN Security Council the West.

The document provides for the application of Chapter 7 of the UN Charter, which allows you to apply a "very tough," Clinton said sanctions against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, as the people who help to his regime. Project The resolution was supported by France, Germany and the United States, but against He speaks our native land, which has veto power in the Council. Dissatisfaction with the project expressed China.

The adoption of the resolution would be, according to the views of Secretary of State, "the most accurate signal to Assad, testifying to the fact that his days are numbered." Clinton also said that until such time as the President of Syria, "supported by Iran, and our homeland, would warrant, it's worth it to oppose him more strongly than it did before," Assad is confident that it can "keep up the good work" .

It is expected that the Security Council will make out on Wednesday, July 18, two draft resolutions on Syria: English and Russian. The first involves the introduction of sanctions against the Syrian administration. Our homeland has declared that it will veto this project In its present version, because, according to the Permanent Representative to the UN, Vitaly Churkin, it will "be a step for foreign intervention in Syria." In the Russian draft does not mention sanctions, for all that Moscow has to extend by three months the mandate of the UN observer mission in Syria, which expires on July 20.

Previously, Moscow and Beijing have twice voted against resolutions in the Security Council, which lozhili responsibility for the violence in the country only for the government Assad . In March 2011, after the suppression of peaceful unrest in the country began almost plainclothes war, are participating in the fighting the Syrian army and armed rebels.

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