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  5/23/2014, Iyar 23, 5774

Russia and China Condemned for Latest Syria Veto

Russia and China were condemned on Thursday for vetoing a UN Security Council resolution to refer the Syrian crisis to the International Criminal Court (ICC) for a probe into possible war crimes, reports the International Business Times (IBT).

The French-backed resolution, which did not specifically target either the government or the opposition, was signed by more than 60 countries and approved by the other 13 Security Council members.