Security Council Votes on Draft Resolution on Syria
The Security Council voted on a draft resolution regarding Syria, sponsored by France, Germany, Portugal the United Kingdom and the United States. The result of the vote was 11 in favour, two abstentions (Pakistan and South Africa), and two against (China and the Russian Federation). The draft was not adopted due to the votes against it by two permanent Council members.
Vitaly I. Churkin (hand raised), Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the UN, is shown casting his country's vote.