Ukraine's envoy comments on Russia's veto of UN resolution on chemical weapons probe in Syria

12:40, 17 November 2017
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Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the United Nations Volodymyr Yelchenko has commented on Russia's veto of a UN Security Council resolution on investigations into chemical attacks in Syria.

"It is not the issue of different approaches on this subject. It is an issue of a single-minded pursuit to destroy an international system built around respect for norms and principles of international law," Yelchenko said, according to the official Twitter account of the Permanent Mission of Ukraine to the UN.

As UNIAN reported earlier, Russia vetoed a United Nations Security Council resolution on Thursday that would have renewed a mandate for the independent group investigating chemical weapons attacks in Syria.

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