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Russia calls latest UN Syria resolution 'unacceptable'

Russia is continues its stance against UN sanctions on Syria, calls most recent Security Council resolution "unacceptable"

Tuesday 4 Oct 2011
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Russia on Tuesday called the latest draft of a UN Security Council resolution condemning the Syrian crackdown "unacceptable" despite last-minute changes that removed a direct reference to sanctions.

"The text that Western nations are planning to put up for a vote is clearly unacceptable," Deputy Foreign Minister Gennady Gatilov told the Interfax news agency.

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