SANTO DOMINGO (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State
Hillary Clinton said Wednesday that the United Nations
Security Council abrogated its responsibility by not passing a
resolution on Syria and said Russia and China would have to
explain their vetoes to the Syrian people.
"We believe that the Security Council abrogated its
responsibility yesterday," Clinton told a news conference in
the Dominican Republic, where she was on an official visit.
"The countries that chose to veto the resolution will have
to offer their own explanations to the Syrian people," Clinton
(Reporting by Andrew Quinn; editing by Anthony Boadle)
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