China and Russia have vetoed a UN Security Council resolution condemning Syria over its crackdown on anti-government protesters.
The European-drafted resolution had been watered down to try to avoid the vetoes, dropping a direct reference to sanctions against Damascus.
But Moscow and Beijing said the draft contained no provision against outside military intervention in Syria.
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Posted October 4, 2011 at 11:01 pm
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