Russia: Proposed U.N. Syria Resolution ‘Unacceptable’


Russia told France on Tuesday that a potential United Nations Security Council resolution holding the Syrian government accountable for the use of chemical weapons was unacceptable, Reuters reported.

The Foreign Ministry said in a statement that Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told his French counterpart Russia would propose another U.N. declaration supporting an initiative to place Syria’s chemical weapons under international control, according to Reuters.