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November 20, 2015 11:18 am

UN Human Rights Committee Condemns Iranian, Russian Intervention in Syria

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Russia has been bombing opposition forces in Syria for two months. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

Russia has been bombing opposition forces in Syria for two months.
Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

The UN General Assembly’s human rights committee on Thursday adopted a Saudi-drafted resolution condemning Iranian and Russian intervention in Syria, a decision that the Syrian and Iranian delegations rejected as unhelpful and unjustified.

The non-binding resolution, authored by Saudi Arabia and co-sponsored by Qatar and other Arab nations, the United States and other Western powers, was adopted by the 193-nation assembly’s Third Committee.

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