Gee, this brings back memories of the palestinian veto by the U.S. Even though the rest of the world was in favor of recognizing the pals the U.S. stubbornly backed Israel. This is what happens when one member of the security council flexes it's muscle against reason and compassion.
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from the article: Only Putin can decide if - and when - Assad will step down