Am­bas­sador calls for in­de­pen­dent mon­i­tors to over­see evac­u­a­tions. U.S. Am­bas­sador

The Denver Post - - NATION & WORLD -

to the United Na­tions Sa­man­tha Power says she is in fa­vor of a French-drafted U.N. res­o­lu­tion call­ing for in­de­pen­dent in­ter­na­tional mon­i­tors to over­see the evac­u­a­tion of civil­ians and rebel fight­ers from war-torn Aleppo.

How­ever, Rus­sia’s U.N. am­bas­sador, Vi­taly Churkin, was not as quick to em­brace the plan, say­ing “it takes weeks to de­ploy ob­servers.”

Power said the Se­cu­rity Coun­cil could pos­si­bly vote this week­end.

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from USA

© PressReader. All rights reserved.