Paris wants a gentlemen’s agreement among the council’s five veto-wielding permanent members — China, France, Russia, the United Kingdom and the United States, collectively known as the P5 — not to veto resolutions meant to halt mass atrocities.

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Sep 25, 2014
Richard Gowan
United Nations
Peace and Security
Europe, Middle East, United States