Bashar Jaafari: UN vote on Syria shows 'blatant hypocrisy'
3 August 2012 Last updated at 22:16 BST
The UN General Assembly has voted by a big majority to condemn its own Security Council for failing to end the unrest in Syria, as fighting rages in the country.
It passed a non-binding resolution by 133 votes to 12, with 31 abstentions.
The Syrian ambassador to the United Nations, Bashar Jaafari, criticised the draft resolution, saying those who co-sponsored it were guilty of ''flagrant and blatant hypocrisy''.