Tuesday, August 08, 2006

Moscow Backs Siniora on UN Delay

As expected, the Kremlin is supporting the Lebanese government in its stalling on the proposed UN resolution for a cessation of violence:
Russia's UN ambassador said Moscow would not agree to any resolution which did not have Lebanese approval.

"It is obvious for us that the draft, which is unacceptable to the Lebanese side, should not be passed because it will only prolong the conflict and violence," Vitaly Churkin said.
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