Thursday, October 06, 2011
Russia and China deserve praise for UN veto
This piece of mine appears in today's First Post.
Neil Clark: Anyone who wishes for a peaceful world should welcome this double veto against UN sanctions
AMERICA is 'outraged'. Britain and France are pretty miffed too. The vetoing by China and Russia of a European-sponsored UN resolution which threatened sanctions against Syria if President Bashar Assad's violent crackdown on protestors did not stop, has been met with angry denunciations by the self-appointed leaders of the 'international community'…………
The reality is that the Chinese and Russian veto is good news - not just for Syrians - but for the whole world.
You can read the whole piece here.