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Clash in UN over Syria looms

Updated: 2013-08-29 07:28
By Agencies in Beirut, Lebanon and Geneva ( China Daily)

Clash in UN over Syria looms

An Israeli soldier walks next to Merkava tanks in the Israeli-annexed Golan Heights near the border with Syria on Wednesday. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Israel will strike back "fiercely" if Syria attacks the Jewish state. Menahem Kahana / Agence France-Presse

Clash in UN over Syria looms

The United Nations Security Council was set for a showdown over Syria on Wednesday after the United Kingdom sought authorization for Western military action that seems certain to be vetoed by Russia.

Clash in UN over Syria looms

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