Russia accuses U.S. of blocking a UN statement on Gaza

Russia accuses U.S. of blocking a UN statement on Gaza

11/20/2012

Palm – Russia accused, United States of seeking to “block” to issue a statement in the UN Security Council on the situation in Gaza.

The Russian delegate at the United Nations, Vitaly Churkin: One of the 15 countries in the Security Council declared clearly not prepared to agree to the reaction of the Security Council “about the situation in the sector did not specify Churkin this country by name but diplomats pointed out that the United States hamper the issuance of a statement Powered by the Arab states on the Israeli aggression on Gaza.

Churkin said a State proposed the introduction of “significant changes” hides the desire to prolong the negotiations, saying that this “is closer to the desire obstruction.”

In the case could not members of the Security Council of the agreement, Moscow had submitted a draft resolution calling for an immediate cease-fire, according to the Russian diplomat said, this possibility may prompt the United States to use its veto power.

Morocco, who represents the Arab countries in the Security Council proposed last Thursday evening a text calling for a cease-fire between Palestinian resistance factions in Gaza and Israel, where diplomats reported that the United States with other countries demanded Monday amendments to the text.

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