U.N. Security Council on Airstrikes in Syria

The U.N. Security Council held an emergency meeting following the airstrikes in Syria conducted by the U.S., U.K., and France. The meeting was… read more

The U.N. Security Council held an emergency meeting following the airstrikes in Syria conducted by the U.S., U.K., and France. The meeting was requested by Russia, which offered a resolution condemning the actions and calling them a “violation of international law and the U.N. Charter.” The resolution was rejected 8-3, with four countries abstaining. Russia, China, and Bolivia voted in favor. Among those who spoke was U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley, who accused Russia of protecting Syria and emboldening its president. close

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U.N. Security Council on Airstrikes in Syria

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Program ID:
444087-1
Category:
United Nations
Format:
Meeting
Location:
New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Apr 14, 2018 | 11:08am EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Apr 15, 2018 | 1:28am EDT | C-SPAN 1

Airing Details

  • Apr 14, 2018 | 11:08am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 14, 2018 | 3:38pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 15, 2018 | 1:28am EDT | C-SPAN 1

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