Russia cautious about new Syria resolution

Arab League hopes Russia and China soften stance on new resolution, but Moscow remains cautious.

    The UN General Assembly plans to debate a new draft resolution supporting an Arab League plan for a transfer of power in Syria.

    The Arab League is hoping Russia and China will soften their stance after blocking the first attempt at getting a resolution passed by the Security Council.

    But as Rory Challands reports from Moscow, Russia remains cautious.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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