Chinese Ambassador to the UN Liu Jieyi (centre) votes against a UN Security Council draft resolution aiming to establish a sanctions regime over use of chemicals weapons in Syria at the UN headquarters in New York on Tuesday. Photo: Xinhua

China and Russia veto new UN sanctions on Syria over chemical weapons, earning US rebuke

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Chinese Ambassador to the UN Liu Jieyi (centre) votes against a UN Security Council draft resolution aiming to establish a sanctions regime over use of chemicals weapons in Syria at the UN headquarters in New York on Tuesday. Photo: Xinhua
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