UN Security Council heads to retreat at odds over Syria

UN Security Council heads to retreat at odds over Syria

The U.N. Security Council is heading to a remote Swedish estate this weekend for its annual retreat with the secretary-general after one of its most contentious weeks in years that saw ambassadors accusing each other of lying about a suspected chemical attack in Syria.

 
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