The UN General Assembly approved a resolution condemning Assad forces for human rights violations and called for a transitional government. The resolution received 107 votes in favour, 2 against and 59 abstentions. Russia was against the resolution, saying that will constitute an obstacle to potential peace talks.

The resolution approved was drafted by Qatar. It condemns the Syrian president Bashar al-Assad for the escalation of using chemical weapons on civilian areas and for systematic ...

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