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Topic - Mark Lyall
Russia and China again vetoed a Western-backed U.N. resolution Thursday aimed at pressuring President Bashar Assad's government to end the escalating 16-month conflict in Syria.
Five unarmed U.N. truce monitors toured the battered city at the heart of the Syrian uprising on foot Saturday, encountering unusually calm streets after weeks of shelling as a throng of residents clamored for foreign military help to oust President Bashar Assad.
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The intent, he said, was to issue an unequivocal condemnation of the Syrian regime.
"The consequence of their decision is obvious," he said. "Further bloodshed, and the likelihood of descent into all-out civil war."