CHAPTER 6: Section 2 Changes

Two Russian drafts on Syria humanitarian crossings are latest in a series of drafts receiving insufficient votes

11 July 2020

On 8 July 2020, it was announced that a draft resolution submitted by the Russian Federation on humanitarian border crossings into Syria had received only the four votes of China, the Russian Federation, South Africa and Viet Nam . . .

Draft resolution on Palestine receives only eight affirmative votes

6 January 2015

On 30 December 2014, the Security Council voted on a draft resolution, submitted by Jordan on behalf of the Arab Group, which would have affirmed the urgent need to attain, no later than 12 months after adoption of the resolution, a negotiated settlement . . . 

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