Russia says Western powers needed more patience on Syria Resolution

7 February 2012

An agreement between members of the UN Security Council to end the on-going crisis in Syria could have been struck if western powers had shown more patience….that’s according to the Russian Ambassador to the UN, Vitaly Churkin.

Both Russia and China vetoed a key Security Council Resolution which was aimed at bringing an end to the conflict in Syria.

The UN estimates the 11 months of fighting there has cost over 5000 lives.

Daniel Dickinson has more details.

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