Russian-drafted proposal on aid to Ukraine fails at UN Security Council

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A Russian-drafted UN Security Council proposal calling for humanitarian aid access in Ukraine has been defeated with two “yes” votes and 13 abstentions.

Only Russia and China voted in favour of the draft-resolution. The US and its allies had voiced opposition to the measure because it does not assign blame for the crisis.

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