United Nations will convene to debate the proposal of Liechtenstein, backed by 50 countries including the United States, which would limit the use of the veto of five permanent members.
US President Trump's veto of the bill that he calls a "gift" to China and Russia raises the possibility the measure will fail to become law for the first time in 60 years.
US deputy ambassador Richard Mills urges UNSC to “do everything in its power” to prevent Bashar Assad’s regime from blocking agreement on a new constitution in 2020.
Veto highlights the growing divide between Washington and its European allies, as well as Arab countries, who have refused to commit to taking back foreign fighters since allied forces crushed Daesh over a year ago.
The White House issues a statement saying Trump would sign the bill after reviewing the final version.
If the bill passes the Senate as expected, it would be sent to the White House for US President Donald Trump to sign into law or veto. It is, however, expected to garner enough support to override a Trump veto.
Polish President Andrzej Duda on Monday announced that he will veto two of three bills reforming the country's judiciary system.
Syria's High Negotiations Committee representing opposition forces in Geneva peace talks says it regrets the veto, but hopes Russia will pressure the Assad regime to enter into meaningful negotiations on political transition in Syria.
The prime minister has asked officials to limit visits to countries that voted for a resolution calling on Israel to stop building settlements on Palestinian land.
European countries and the United States are shifting toward a tougher line on Russia over its actions in Syria and have suggested that sanctions could be imposed.
Obama faces first veto override in his eight-year presidency following Congressional vote that allows the families of 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia.
Even if President Obama upholds his promise to veto the bill, the measure may still be signed into law if a majority two-thirds of both the US House and Senate vote to overturn.
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