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Bowing to U.S. demands, U.N. waters down resolution on sexual violence in conflict

Reuters Tuesday, 23 April 2019
A U.S. threat to veto U.N. Security Council action on sexual violence in conflict was averted on Tuesday after a long-agreed phrase was removed because President Donald Trump's administration sees it as code for abortion, diplomats said.
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According to Reuters, a U.S. threat to veto U.N. Security Council action on sexual violence in conflict was averted on Tuesday after a long-agreed phrase was removed because President Donald Trump’s administration sees it as code for abortion. The resolution that would give timely “sexual and...

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