U.S. says Russia trying to distract with draft U.N. resolution | Reuters

U.S. says Russia trying to distract with draft U.N. resolution
| Reuters

UNITED NATIONS Russia is "trying to distract the world" with a draft U.N. Security Council resolution calling for Syria's sovereignty to be respected, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Samantha Power, said on Friday.

Speaking after a council meeting on the Russian draft, Power said Moscow should instead focus on implementing a U.N. resolution agreed by the 15-member body in December that endorsed an international road map for a Syria peace process.

(Reporting by Michelle Nichols; Editing by Bernard Orr)

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Updated Date: Feb 20, 2016 05:15:12 IST

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