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The End of OPCW-UN mechanism. What Stands Behind the Russian “No”?

... fact that the final draft was a certain compromise. It would have given 30 days extension to JIM and requested the Secretary-General to submit within 20 days proposals reflecting the views of Security Council members on the structure and methodology of JIM and OPCW. Just three weeks before, on October 24, Russia vetoed yet another draft resolution proposed by the US which would have extended JIM’s mandate. Why did Russia use its veto power three times in one month, totaling 11, on the Syria issue? It is ...


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