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Russia signals opposition to Western-backed Syria aid plan

By Reuters | Mon, 2 Jun 2014 11:25 AM
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MOSCOW, June 2 (Reuters) - Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov signalled on Monday that Russia would oppose a U.N. resolution authorising cross-border aid deliveries to Syria if it threatened to enforce it by military action.

The remark set the stage for a potential new showdown between Moscow and Western members of the U.N. Security Council, where Russia and China have blocked resolutions that would have ...

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