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UN Veto Power Reform?

Russia has vowed to use its P5(Permanent Member) status veto power on the Security Council(SC) of the United Nations(UN), to once again block a meaningful proposed resolution, backed by Western countries and aimed at ensuring Syrian compliance to granting access for the delivery of humanitarian aid in war-torn Syria. Russia and China support the Assad regime, and both China and Russia have teamed up three times already before the SC to block Western-backed resolutions that would have forced the Syrian regime to end the three-year-old bloody war that has killed some 130, 000 including 11, 000 children. Last week, Australia, Luxembourg and Jordan presented their draft resolution to the five SC permanent members, United States, Great Britain, France, China and Russia. Russia's UN Ambassador Vitaly Churkin vowed to veto the resolution if necessary. The resolution called for non-military sanctions against Syria should the regime disallow unrestricted access to deliver humanitarian aid. The Russians claim that the UN text "would not have any positive impact on the situation." Thus both Russia and China were absent from yesterday's meeting at the UN to discuss the Western and Arab backed resolution. Russia has long been a mega arms supplier to Syria. So such is the status of World affairs in 2014 before the UN. Major humanitarian and human rights issues do not have any chances of getting by the SC as long as China and Russia retain P5 veto power status. These two countries with a litany of human rights issues clearly represent a blockade to freedom, to human rights and to the pursuit of human dignity before the United Nations. The Uniting of Peace resolution that the General Assembly holds might not be sufficient to buffer against these behemoth human rights abusers in the future. Could there be UN veto power reform on the horizon?