China, Russia Support Rohingya Killing : cast veto against : USA on Myanmar in Security Council

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UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – China and Russia on Friday vetoed a U.S. resolution calling on Myanmar’s military junta to stop persecution of minority and opposition groups, killing the measure in the U.N. Security Council. The vote was 9-3 in favor of the resolution, with three abstentions. But two of the negative votes came from permanent members with veto rights. Both Russia and China, which had not cast a double veto since 1972, made the point the United States needed to listen to their complaints carefully. They argued that human rights…

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