Russia, China veto UN draft resolution on Syria (Oct. 4, 2011)

Russia and China vetoed a UN draft resolution on Syria, in their efforts to uphold the principle of non-interference and maintain peace and stability in the Middle East. Read more

Russia, China veto UN draft resolution on Syria (Feb. 4, 2011)

Russia and China vetoed a UN draft resolution on Syria. It was the second time since October 2011 that the two permanent members of the UN Security Council used a double veto to block a UN draft resolution on the Middle Eastern nation. Read more

UN General Assembly adopts resolution on Syria (Feb. 16, 2012)

At a meeting in Geneva, the UNHRC adopted a resolution which condemns "the continued widespread and systematic violations of human rights and fundamental freedoms by the Syrian authorities."Read more

UNHRC adopts resolution on Syria (March 1, 2012)

The UN General Assembly adopted a resolution supporting the political transition in Syria, plagued by an 11-month political crisis, and calls for the appointment of a UN special envoy to the Middle East country. Read more

Russia, China veto Western-proposed draft resolution(July 19, 2012)

Russia and China wielded veto power over a western-proposed draft resolution, which demands extension of UNSMIS for a period of 45 days, and threatens non- military sanctions if the Syrian government fails to pull out troops and heavy weapons from populated areas. Read more

UN calls for political transition in Syria (May 15, 2013)

The UN General Assembly adopted a resolution by a vote of 107 in favor to 12 against, with 59 abstentions, calling for a political transition in Syria.Read more