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‘West turned Assad into Gaddafi-like bogeyman’

August 4, 2012

The UN General Assembly has condemned the Security Council for failing to stop the violence in Syria with a majority vote. Russia has voted against the resolution, calling it imbalanced.

Moscow is also urging the UN and the Arab League to move fast in finding a new chief peacemaker for Syria, as Kofi Annan’s stepping down. RT talks to Patrick Hayes, reporter for the online current affairs magazine Spiked.