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February 4, 2012 6:52 pm

Amid Regime Brutality, Russia and China Back Assad at UN

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Photo taken during a demonstration in Montreal in solidarity with the people of Syria, March 27. Photo: MA.

Fox News – Russia and China vetoed a United Nations resolution Saturday calling on Syrian President Bashar Assad to step down, despite fresh appeals by President Obama and other world leaders following the deadly assault by Syrian forces on the city of Homs.

Activists say Syrian forces killed more than 200 people in what may be the bloodiest confrontation of the uprising against Assad’s regime. Leading up to the U.N. Security Council meeting, Obama condemned the “unspeakable assault” and called on other nations to

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