A new vote submitted by Japan to extend the Syria chemical weapons probe by one month failed on Friday after Russia vetoed the proposal again at the United Nations Security Council, New York City. Twelve countries voted for the extension, two against and one abstained, but as one of the five permanent members of the Security Council, Russia was able to veto the proposal. Russia vetoed a U.S... Еще. proposal to renew the mandate on Thursday after it had received approval in the Security Council. It was Moscow's 11th such veto of UN resolutions involving the Syrian civil war since the conflict began in 2011.