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The UN Security Council did not adopt the resolution of the Russian Federation on biolaboratories in Ukraine

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During the voting in the UN Security Council on Wednesday, November 2, the draft Russian resolution on the investigation of military biological activities in Ukraine did not get the required number of votes.

For the adoption of the resolution, at least nine votes of the members of the international organization out of 15 were required. However, only Russia and China themselves supported the document, informs RIA News. The delegations of the USA, Great Britain and France spoke out against the adoption of the Russian resolution. The remaining members of the Security Council abstained from voting.

On October 27, Russia filed a formal complaint with the Chairman of the UN Security Council to initiate an international investigation. military biological activities of the United States in Ukraine. Russia has submitted a draft resolution to investigate the activities of US biolaboratories in Ukraine to a vote in the UN Security Council.

At the same time, the First Committee of the UN General Assembly rejected the draft resolution of the Russian Federation on updating the mechanism for investigating cases of possible use of chemical and biological weapons. The world organization referred to the lack of a mandate and capacity to investigate Russia’s allegations of biological laboratories.

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