Russia vetoes U.N. MH17 tribunal



The draft resolution set up by the United Nations to form an international tribunal to prosecute those responsible for causing the MH17 crash has been vetoed by Russia. The Ukraine, who has encouraged the resolution, has alleged Russian responsibility for the crash. 11 out of the 15 permanent members of the Security Council supported the resolution, with China, Angola and Venezuela not taking part, leaving Russia the only country to vote against the setting up of the tribunal.

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Text source: CNN, July 30th 2015

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