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

This publication was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

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.