Russia vetoes tribunal proposal for Ukraine downed flight

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The U.N. attempt to seek justice for those killed in the crash of MH-17 ran into a roadblock. Russia pledged to veto the U.N. Security Council draft resolution and it did just that. The measure called for a criminal tribunal to prosecute anyone found responsible for the Malaysia airlines crash.CCTV’s Liling Tan filed this report from the U.N. headquarters in New York.

Russia vetoes tribunal proposal for Ukraine downed flight

Russia vetoes tribunal proposal for Ukraine downed flight

The U.N. attempt to seek justice for those killed in the crash of MH-17 ran into a roadblock. Russia pledged to veto the U.N. Security Council draft resolution and it did just that. The measure called for a criminal tribunal to prosecute anyone found responsible for the Malaysia airlines crash. CCTV's Liling Tan filed this report from the U.N. headquarters in New York.

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  • The vote came, in which 11 hands went up in favor. Russia was the sole opponent. Three countries, including China, abstained.