Russia, China veto UN bid to refer Syria to international court

Russia and China vetoed on Thursday a resolution to refer the situation in Syria to the International Criminal Court for possible prosecution of war crimes and crimes against humanity committed during the country`s three-year civil war.

‘UNSC veto issue needs to be addressed carefully’

India has said a comprehensive reform of the world body`s power centre will be incomplete if the issue of veto is not addressed in all its aspects.

UNSC: India for compromise solution on veto power

Pressing for UN Security Council reforms, India has suggested a compromise solution on the tricky issue of what kind of veto power the new permanent
members should hold.

Iran`s Ahmadinejad: UN veto power "satanic"

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Monday labeled as "satanic" the UN Security Council and the right of veto held by its five permanent members, Iran`s Students news agency ISNA reported.