UN SC begins working on Russian draft resolution on Syria

The date of voting on a United Nations Security Council resolution on Syria submitted by Russia will depend on the course of work on it, which is impossible to predict, says Ilya Rogachyov, Director of the Russian Foreign Ministry Department for New Threats and Challenges.

The date of voting on a United Nations Security Council resolution on Syria submitted by Russia will depend on the course of work on it, which is impossible to predict, says Ilya Rogachyov, Director of the Russian Foreign Ministry Department for New Threats and Challenges.

"This is impossible to predict. We'll see how the work goes. It was submitted only recently, everything depends on how this process ill go," Rogachyov told Interfax on Oct.5, when asked when the UN SC could vote on Russia's motion on Syria.

The draft resolution, which coordinates the efforts of all the forces opposed to Islamic State and other terror groups, was proposed to UN SC members by Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov at the Council's ministerial meeting held on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York on Sept.30.

During his speech at the UN GA earlier Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed to agree on a UN SC resolution on effort coordination and the formation of a united front against ISIS.

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