Eight countries voted against the Russian-drafted text on Saturday, while Peru, Kazakhstan, Ethiopia and Equatorial Guinea abstained.A resolution needs nine votes in favour and no vetoes by Russia, China, France, the UK or the United States to pass.
He accused the United States, France and the UK of "demonstrating a blatant disregard for international law"."I hope hot heads will cool down and that will be it," he told reporters.
International investigators from the global chemical weapons watchdog are in Syria and were due to start their inquiry on Saturday into the suspected toxic gas attack.
In spite of this, his charm and impish personality shone through as he patiently waded through our pragmatic adult questions. This is not so much an interview as an exploration of the place and time that this 11 year old boy finds himself in, with some surprise.
His eyes roamed and his imagination searched for more stimulation than provided by this small room with little furniture, crammed with adults and cameras... He spoke about the wars that caused the end of the Martian civilization, how they tried to turn Jupiter into a 2nd sun... He was surprised in the most humble way, to learn that his professor friend, Vladislav Lugovenko, remembered well an incident where Boris tapped into a dangerous event that happened on his way home in the subway. He talks of the future waters coming to inundate Moscow, in 2009, matter-of-factly...
Belimov had the presence of mind to record Boriska's monologue, and within a short time word was spreading within Russia about what this diminutive prophet had to say, especially once the story was picked by Moscow's premier newspaper.
Word gradually filtered to the west via a Pravda article that made it on to the internet.
A Russian bid for the United Nations Security Council to condemn US, British and French air strikes on Syria over a suspected chemical weapons attack has failed after only China and Bolivia joined Russia to vote in favour of a draft resolution.
The 15-member council met on Saturday, at Russia's request, the fifth time it has met on Syria since a suspected deadly toxic gas attack in the Syrian town of Douma a week ago.
After a moment I realized this must indeed be Boriska...
and when his mother appeared she waved us over to meet him. Later, during the interview, Boriska exhibited all the signs of a young boy becoming a teenager, reluctant to express more than was absolutely necessary... this is what matters when you are an eternal being.