Russian ambassador to the U.N. Nebenzya speaks to members of the United Nations Security Council after voting for ceasefire to Syrian bombing in eastern Ghouta, at the United Nations headquarters in New York

Russian ambassador to the U.N. Nebenzya speaks to members of the United Nations Security Council after voting for ceasefire to Syrian bombing in eastern Ghouta, at the United Nations headquarters in New York

In a file photo, Russia's ambassador to the UN, Vasily Nebenzya. speaks to members of the Security Council on February 24, 2018. On Monday, Russia vetoed a Western-backed resolution targeting Iran. Photo: Reuters / Eduardo Munoz

March 1, 2018 5:35 PM (UTC+8)