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US threatens to veto UN resolution on rape as weapon of war, officials say

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

The US is threatening to veto a United Nations resolution on combatting the use of rape as a weapon of war because of its language on reproductive and sexual health, according to a senior UN official and European diplomats. The German mission hopes the resolution will be adopted at a special UN security council session on Tuesday on sexual violence in conflict. But the draft resolution has already been stripped…