Arab League bid to condemn Syria can go to UN vote

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 31, 2012 - 00:10

Paris: A French official says that the Arab League text of a new Security Council resolution on Syria has support from at least 10 members, meaning it can go up for a vote.
A text needs support from nine nations on the 15-member U.N. Security Council to go to a vote.

The Arab League wants the world body to pass a resolution condemning Syria for systematic violence against the country`s population.

The official spoke on condition of anonymity in line with departmental rules.

Bureau Report



First Published: Tuesday, January 31, 2012 - 00:10
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