US Ambassador to the United Nations, Susan Rice
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US 'outrage' at veto of UN resolution on Syria

China and Russia have vetoed a UN Security Council resolution condemning Syria over its crackdown on anti-government protesters.

Nine countries backed the European-drafted resolution in the 15-member council, while four more abstained.

US envoy to the United Nations, Susan Rice, expressed Washington's ''outrage'' at the move.

  • 05 Oct 2011
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