Lavrov: US Uses Veto Power More Often Than Other UNSC Permanent Members

September 28, 2014 8:37 AM

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MOSCOW, September 28 (RIA Novosti) – The United States, which initiated the introduction of the United Nations Security Council "power of veto," is the nation that has been "abusing" the veto power most often, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said in an interview to Channel 5.

“The power of veto is being abused sometimes. Allegations have been made against Americans who used the power more often than others, first of all, in terms of the voting on resolutions on the Middle Eastern peace processes and the Palestinian issue," the Russian minister said.

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