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live from moscow joshua welcome to the program russia and china have vetoed a u.n. security council resolution on syria the european backdraft cold in damascus to and its crackdown on protesters or face targeted measures but moscow and beijing said this could pave the way to levy a style military intervention merino work ny has the latest from new york. russian ambassador to the united nations vitaly churkin said the draft was too one sided he described the resolution as a confrontational approach taken by the european delegation and against the peaceful settlement to the crisis now this draft resolution which was proposed by france with the support of portugal the u.k. and germany but the one part of the text that many countries seem to disagree with was that that called for syria to comply with the resolution within thirty days and if it if not complied then the council would quote consider its options including
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unspecified quote measures many council members including china russia brazil south africa interpreted these vague terms as leaving the door open to sanctions now of course russia's one is one of many countries that has been opposed to international sanctions against syria ambassador churkin says moscow believes the violence should be stopped through internal reforms and political dialogue not external sanctions or military intervention such as the case of libya you bring you to see what you broke with the draft resolution which was not supposed to be was based on an entirely different philosophy the philosophy of confrontation we cannot agree with its one sided accusations against damascus we believe the threat of implementing sanctions against the syrian government is
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unacceptable this approach contradicts the principle of peaceful settlement crisis based on a common serious national gun shutters brazil india south africa and lebannon abstained from voting on the resolution but it was the united states that voiced. stream disappointment that the security council did not hold to mentally adopt the resolution moving forward russia and china said that they will be working on a resolution to gather that they say will be more balanced in the case of syria now we do know that some council members wanted not only the syrian government condemned for the violence but also a condemnation against all the anti-government protesters that may have been inflaming the violence that has been breaking out over the course of six months but that is a measure that the europeans did not want included in this resolution very
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important i reporting there now the veto by russia and china follows three months of heated debate in new york the disagreement has split security council but moscow is certain its actually was justified. explains. russia has only used its power of veto seven times since the collapse of the soviet union and in case of syria russia feels it haas to prevent similar scenario in yet another arab state to what happened in the lead up to the un mandate to protect civilians was implemented that resolution was passed in march with russia abstaining from the vote but the mandate was picked up by nato which sided with and to gadhafi forces in libya helping them to topple the congo and russia claims that in case so in case the un mandate was misused and has vowed not to let that happen again russia is actually the only prominent member of the un security council which is actively trying to negotiate
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a peaceful solution to the crisis in syria the us it has hosted representatives of both president bashar al assad and members all the opposition trying to notch them toward styler and russian lawmakers have also gone on a fact finding mission to see red concluding that damascus isn't fat implementing democratic reforms of promises and that it needs more time to bring them into force the u.s. and its european allies have already implemented a set of sanctions aimed against regime of president assad and a pool team to step down oh russia claims that such a one sided approach would only make matters worse and that is sending a biased message old strong support for the opposition to keep fighting which is only fueling tension inside the country. over porting there well for more on this we can now cross life to the president of the international movement for
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a just world dr chandra was a far who is in malaysia for parts. of the far thank you for being in the program here with us in our t.v. now tell us why do you think russia and china have joined forces to oppose the resolution on syria. reflection of the gravity. and i think. we security council takes action on syria and libya. and it's. where. oh. and the air of government and replace it with the gulf moves which is supposed to. geopolitical.
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washington. kind of is another western comes as. well. as is criticized for taking a one sided approach to the conflict in syria accusing president bashar al assad's government bloodshed while damascus says it is trying to stop the violence so what's behind the u.s. stance there. we. get me the bus will be. because the bunch of us will have the hope of this instance mrs. green leaves in germany and the low sign that is educated in the region begins because of the very close ties with this world and the as you know and the. keep up against us and it's really good for us in the
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bunch of such very close ties with iran and elsewhere since the united states a position because of its plans we should be free of these thank you both and be hoping that the growing. change over to the entire region and this will impact on iran. and i. mean do you think that his government can actually hold out under so much pressure and the coalition formed against him by u.s. and western allies so can he actually carry out reforms. you. know you'll have to try to carry over and it's true as the russian take. this couple trying to implement some of the repeal but in a situation where there's an insurrection against the streets difficulty will be in
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the form but let's also keep in mind that the protests against. have actually come from cities from the principles in syria maybe the must haves and the people and big constitute the majority of the population of syria. should be with the. president of the international movement for a just world thank you. much for being here with us in the program on r t. the syrian ambassador was given the floor in new york following the security council vote bashar jaafari took the chance to have a go at washington. us is used to fifty times to protect israel and it continues to threaten to use the veto power this could be considered partying and genocide. the common saw the entire u.s. delegation had us by susan rice walk out of the meeting in protest the syrian envoy
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was referring to america stands on the palestinian bid for missions at the u.n. the white house says it will veto any resolution to grant statehood saying that such a move can only come through direct talks between israel and the palestinians. or always interested in your opinion and now we want. yours on the situation in syria click on to our website at r t v dot com to be a part of our latest poll out today we asked what's going to happen now that the u.n. security council resolution on syria has gone so far most say that nato will resort to false flag attacks the view that syria's anime's will issue you know literal sanctions comes second or something diplomats will work on a better resolution for the fewest responders believe that russia and china stance will see asa violence stop well you can get involved online and cast your own vote at r.t. dot com. the chinese veto on syria at the u.n.
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security council resolution may sound we're relations with the u.s. even more later in the program we reported how washington is trying to get back at beijing for allegedly undervaluing of you on and taking away american jobs from. thousands of people unite against the government's latest round of austerity measures in a twenty four hour strike in greece flights in and out of the country are canceled schools closed and hospitals will be working out reduced capacity this nationwide protest comes after eurozone finance chiefs postponed greece's next bailout our correspondent sara firth is an athens. it was just a couple of hours' time you're going to be seeing the country's main labor unions leading thousands of people on to syntagma square behind me the side of the main parliament building protesting of course against the new wave of the surge the vision that they see put in place with new announcements here in athens the job
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layoffs there's been tax hikes recently a really deep discontent amongst the public here flights in and out of the country have been canceled schools and hospitals are expected to operate on emergency staff public charter schools going to be stalled and we've seen this happen before outside parliament many many times the people protesting against these measures they're saying pushing the country into an even deeper quite this at this point the situation really is not just quit school for greece the critical for the rest of the usa as well we're already seeing a lot of concern about exactly how far the contagion is going to spread and he's going to be affected by this what people are starting to realize now is that it's not just going to entail all syntagma in athens we've already seen this over and that crisis now spreading to and many fear is going to be another banking crisis and there's been a lot of concern criticism as well about the way that the euro zone leaders have
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been managing the situation about their inability really to come up with realistic measures that are going to stop this crisis in the track and put certainly greece back on the right track but the rest of the eurozone is slow we've heard the protesters will be turning as they saying much the same as before that they're still dealing with these measures that are put in place to try and please international lenders that really these measures are nothing more than a sticking plaster over the gaping wound that is this ongoing crisis and now really people are going to be looking to see whether there's going to be anything that can be done now for preventing this. natural crisis spreading into a very deep recession in the country and in the usa as the whole sarah first reporting there why investment advisor patrick young says that the european union needs to respond to the greek debt crisis much quicker if it's to stay intact the european union are trying to take fiscal control of greece because they think
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that's the only way they can actually control the crisis essentially what is being fought at the moment is a battle for the sovereignty of greece the european union is too slow in going there is too little leadership and there is a pig headed intransigence particularly amongst the finance ministers but they're specially amongst the leaders of the european union ations in terms of understanding that they needed to move a lot faster on this crisis they still need to move much faster and ultimately time is running out because greece is leading the contagion that is going to kill the euro by the end of the year if we don't see positive and rough production realistically bad action means that greece needs to leave the euro because the problem is we cannot leave citizens of the european union to starve to death because it suits the troika of international lenders. more news videos and the
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latest updates can be found at our website r t v dot com here's a taste. it'll be at night of the shining stars in new york as world famous conductor of earlier and the mariinsky work is to our special guests at carnegie hall it's one hundred twentieth anniversary seasonal opening. also online ample is no longer one of the world's favorite flavors as the new i phone four s. is revealed the company shares drop by more than four and a quarter percent and within just thirty minutes. china has expressed its condemnation of the u.s. senate's bill on the chinese swan after a voted to allow a debate on the so-called currency manipulation bill the legislation would make it easier for the u.s.
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to impose penalties on its trading partners washington accuses beijing up under valuing its currency to help its own exporters taking away american jobs but china has told the u.s. to abandon protectionism and stop politicizing economic issues the u.s. house speaker john boehner also spoke out criticizing the bill calling it pretty dangerous some experts say that even if the bill doesn't become law at trade war between washington and beijing is unavoidable. even this feel will not become the law i think there is a. tree that is peeled to the ten china and the us a tool very much tense now we have the trade the war. and the us and the chinese government signed a piece of the community write a law law preparing for the possible sanctions and p. and c. and powder to tary of actions from the us against the chinese export arse to my luggage the ministry of a commons and t.v.
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all saying the chinese central bank and the odds are department of government are preparing for worrying that worry much detail tends to fall a possible sanctions from the us side. and the u.s. and south thousands of americans are gearing up for another day of demonstration they have been protesting for three weeks against corporate influence on government policy which they blame for the country's economic woes but even after police arrested hundreds of activists over the weekend the movement's still picking up momentum across the united states were among the window reports. we don't want that not that it's creating more pain where it's not very more aggression and i think people are taking a step. more than a thousand people in los angeles. chose to stand in solidarity with the occupy wall street movement. at city hall the very visible center of
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government in power and demonstrators worry that the one percent who controlled most of the nation's wealth have gained a stranglehold over the u.s. government alexander hamilton you know referred to the people it was so afraid of as the great peace in the great peace as a way people of all walks of life turned out for this mass demonstration here in los angeles now a lot of the protesters here say they've gotten their inspiration from the demonstrators in new york and in athens and others are inspired by the revolution of egypt now there's still much debate about whether this is part of the revenue scenario movement here in america but one thing that people can agree on is that some drastic changes need to be made as to how this country runs from the east coast to the west coast and a growing number of places in between a collective anger is unifying people. in the windy city a group has been demonstrating outside the federal reserve bank in chicago for more
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than a week in boston a tent city in the heart of the financial district means occupiers can voice their discontent with corporate greed twenty four seven. that just by dozens of arrests demonstrators intent to show that democracy does not end at the ballot box families have also been marching in denver and san francisco demanding radical change from wahoo to olympia to omaha to orlando according to the occupy together website protests are being organized in more than one hundred cities points that people are standing behind are worth a revolution and i believe their time is up but i think that not i think the world is recognizing that doesn't work despite mainstream media down plain and even ridiculing the movement supporters have faith the message will be understood you saw what happened in london and they tried to make that out about
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a bunch of people that were just you know you know the bad apples that's humanity humanity's got to think some of them something is room already bruised by soaring unemployment poverty and foreclosures the middle class are now being told to tighten their belts leaving many americans to finally find their voices across in the beginning bigger it looks like it is spreading throughout the country and you know they had the arab spring and you know hopefully we have with us in los angeles ramon lindo r t. maybe in forces have vowed to launch what they call a final attack on obvious home town say are several strategic areas of the city strong hall have already been taken over by fighters for the his national transitional council aided by nato airstrikes that colonel gadhafi his whereabouts remain unknown more than seven weeks after the capital fell to the former rebels going civil war in libya began more than six months ago with over thirty thousand
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lines a last ditch and fokker a spokesperson for the red cross who visited the region says the situation there remains dire. we managed to get in the hospital and spends two hours. to check on the hospital however the security situation did not allow us to move inside the town and see the situation of the civilians we managed to talk to representatives of the civilians to understand the situation they talk about lack of food lack of forgery there is no electricity there is a lack of fuel in the city and there is very difficult access to medical care and now i have the same time while talking to families going out of the city of sirte i have been on the eastern side where i have talked to families displaced these people as well are living in difficult conditions because they are they are leaving just their houses to flee the ongoing fighting in the city of sirte and they are being displaced into the desert in hyde living in hyde difficult hydronic conditions and having no access to medical care and no potable water we have been
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calling upon all parties to the conflict despair as much as possible the civilian people and to always distinguish between military and civilian targets. now take a look at some other stories from around the world government troops opened fire on armed tribesmen supporting protestors in the southern yemeni city of activists also quest with security forces in the capital sanaa were over one hundred people were caught up in fighting and killed last month meanwhile thousands took to the streets of yemen protesting the decades long rule of president saleh uprising in yemen started in february and has reportedly claimed lives of over one hundred over fifteen hundred people. chilean students have continued with demonstrations against the government calling for a better public education the day after president sebastian pinera threatened tougher sentences for protesters who occupy schools or university buildings at least twenty were arrested by riot police who dispersed the rest using tear gas and
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water cannon in the capital santiago payors law project has been seen by student groups as a provocation which works against five months of negotiations between students and the authorities. to mexico now worse security forces have arrested eighteen police officers accused of working with one of the most powerful drug cartels along with those captured were nine thousand inmates who've been part of a recent mass breakout from prison in the state of veracruz a tip off by locals led troops to a small village where the fugitives were hiding out the gang was planning to join the tories her tale which has ravaged parts of the country with killing kidnapping and extortion since last weekend almost two hundred police officers have been arrested for alleged ties with illegal drug dealing. we have to date now let's see what's happening in business karina's here.
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how about coming to our business update this hour russian markets are struggling highest stronger crude prices and gains on wall street are helping russian equities recover from tuesday shop law says russia took a big hit during the latest market turmoil as investors pull their cash out of the developing countries but analysts say that if a double dip recession is avoided emerging markets will outperform other global indices emerging markets in general are much stronger fiscally they have much stronger growth that is expected in europe in the u.s. and corporations in emerging markets such as russia and elsewhere are also much stronger so you know i think it's once for now investors are simply wrapped up on the concerns that we could get a catastrophe if we can avoid because hastert three weeks now looks more likely than i think once we settle down we will see more money coming back to emerging markets faster than two developed markets they just market twists have many
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investors scratching their heads of a way to put their money justin and steve from merrill lynch suggests infrastructure projects still offer the prospect sells debility. when you look at all of infrastructure projects you're trying to use there may be emerging markets but ultimately they all the way to global trade whether it's parsons or trying to build freight traffic around the think a lot of investors see that was a little story on the vultures of these projects so we've probably all companies they tend to be gateways to to global trade and therefore best to say are invested in domestic and structure but most of us are going to globalization on the opening of that market to new investors new companies overseas so it's an interesting way to play an emerging market but also the to do risk you want us to get the company to provide the infrastructure to support both good boys and that's all right. let's take a look at the markets now oil is in the black for the first day and for after a report that the u.s. gasoline stockpiles dropped five million barrels last week futures rose almost four percent after falling eight percent in the past three days brant blend is trading
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at one hundred one dollars a barrel while problem is that seventy eight dollars a barrel japanese shares are lower with heavy weight fast retailing companies falling after a downbeat sales report japan's nikkei is dropping two point eight percent reversing company gains tokyo listed exporters down as sony's losing one point seven percent. is two point three percent in the red and touching from one point nine percent markets in hong kong and mainland china are closed public holiday its . annual let's cross over to europe where markets bounce higher in early trading shrugging off a downgrade of its name by moody's investor service bank stocks are among the main advances following a late rally on wall street among the biggest gainers shares in the b.n.p. part of bob six point three percent in paris. is five and a half percent in the black in frankfurt. here in moscow stocks are up trimming losses from the steepest three day decline in more than
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a year from isaac's about as much as two point four percent of the start of the trading session but is now trading under under a percent now let's take a look at some individual shambles on the rise. this hour one majors on the rise supported by stronger crude oil is adding one point seven percent but financials are next to sour b t v is half a cent while. he raised only gains and is trading over. the russian ruble continues to feel the pressure the currency has lost thirteen percent of its value against the u.s. dollar this autumn. russia says this is not due to a fundamental weakness and that domestic cars. are right now we see that oil prices are on quite confortable level for their action economy and therefore will both that means. russian the ruble has the potential to be a much stronger but. also all speculative. trends on the russian
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consummate because the. banks buying cheap rubles from the central bank they also take some money from the budget from the ministry of finance and then they. have a bad on the stronger dollar. that's what i have for you now but i'll be back with more in about forty five minutes.
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welcome back you're watching r t here's a look at the top stories russia and china have blocked a draft resolution on syria at the u.n. security council saying the text doesn't rule out foreign military intervention they can down the draft as biased. and unhelpful to the crisis in syria and beijing want a different resolution that will push opposing sides of the conflict towards dialogue . flights are canceled in and out of the country transport is disrupted and schools are closed as a twenty four hour a nationwide strike gets underway in greece as a response to the government's latest measures as eurozone chiefs pushed back the next round of bailout payments. and collective anger sweeps coast to coast.


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