` Russia will Veto UN Resolution to Refer Syrian Conflict to ICC As Churkin Believes it will Escalate the Conflict ‘

AceWorldNews – MOSCOW – May 21 – Russia will veto a UN resolution to refer the Syrian conflict to the International Criminal Court (ICC), according to Russia’s permanent representative to the United Nations, Vitaly Churkin.

Churkin said Russia believes the move would lead to the escalation of the conflict. Earlier, Russian Deputy
Foreign Minister Gennady Gatilov also said Russia would veto the French-proposed resolution.

The vote in the UN is scheduled on May, 22.

RT – Tass

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