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Vetoed Draft Resolutions in the United Nations Security Council 1946-2012

This paper records draft resolutions vetoed in the Security Council between 1946 and 2012. It is preceded by a short account of the way the …

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This paper records draft resolutions vetoed in the Security Council between 1946 and 2012. It is preceded by a short account of the way the veto has been used by the Council’s five Permanent Members: China, France, Russia (the Soviet Union until 1991), the United Kingdom and the United States.