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  אב 26, 5771 , 26/08/11

Russia, China Boycott Talks on Anti-Syrian Sanctions

Russia and Syria have decided to boycott discussions in the United Nations Security Council about sanctions against Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad and senior members of his government because of the violent suppression of dissent in Israel's northern neighbor, according to a Friday morning report by Kol Yisrael government radio.

Russia has expressed its opposition to sanctions on a number of occasions.

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