Security Council's 5 permanent members don't reach Syria deal; UK resolution seems doomed

  • by: ALEXANDRA OLSON , Associated Press
  • Updated: August 28, 2013 - 7:15 PM

UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. Security Council's five permanent members ended a meeting Wednesday fiercely divided over a British-proposed resolution to authorize the use of military force to punish Syria for its alleged use of chemical weapons, with Russia and China firmly opposed.

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