U.N. veto powers agree endorsement of Syria peace process

December 18, 2015 7:50 PM

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U.N. veto powers agree endorsement of Syria peace process

UNITED NATIONS The five United Nations Security Council veto powers have agreed the text of a draft resolution to endorse an international roadmap for a Syria peace process and the 15-member body is expected to adopt it later on Friday, diplomats said.

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Samantha Power, was phoning each of the remaining 10 members of the council to brief them on the text, said diplomats, speaking on condition of anonymity. The council is due to meet at 4 p.m. ET.

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