Hirunews Logo
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
UN+resolution+calls+for+Syria+political+transition
Thursday, 16 May 2013 - 8:02
UN resolution calls for Syria political transition
12

Shares
1,527

Views

The UN General Assembly has adopted a resolution calling for a political transition in Syria and condemning the government's use of heavy weapons.

The resolution, which is not binding, passed easily, although a similar one last year received more support.

Russia was fiercely opposed to the text, which it said was unbalanced and failed to address adequately atrocities allegedly committed by rebel groups.

The resolution was drafted by Arab states who have championed the rebels.

Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
HiruNews
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
708 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
16,368 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
10,313 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
28,163 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
291 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
63,257 Views
Top