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William Hague: Syria veto by China and Russia 'inexcusable'

Russia and China have vetoed a UN Security Council resolution proposing further sanctions on Syria, prompting an angry Western response.

UK Foreign Secretary William Hague condemned the action as "inexcusable and indefensible".

"They have turned their back on the people of Syria in their darkest hour," he said.

  • 19 Jul 2012
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