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That has not happened yet, leaving the governor essentially free to use the expanded veto power - or threaten the use of it.
Tunisia's endorsement of this initiative is motivated by its concern to preserve Human rights," Baccouche said at high-level ministerial meeting on the initiative to restrain veto power in situations of mass atrocities.
The French proposal gained traction after Russia and China used their veto power last year to block a resolution asking the International Criminal Court to investigate crimes committed in Syria.
the veto power of the RBI Governor on fixing interest rates.
There is a general perception that prospects of world peace could be further obscured if the veto power was given to the new permanent members of the Security Council, as the misuse of the veto power in the past by the permanent members was the reason for the Security Council's inability to maintain international peace.
The Security Council is dominated by its five permanent members - Britain, China, France, Russia and the United States - which have veto power over its decisions.
BEIRUT: The Future Movement is toughening its stance on the Cabinet formation, including a strong rejection of the Hezbollah-led March 8 alliance's demand for veto power and the adoption of the controversial tripartite equation, "the Army, the people and the resistance," as the next government's policy statement.
When the sit-in failed to bring down the government, they resorted to a military invasion of Beirut on 7 May 2008, which ended in enshrining veto power in the Cabinet, via the famous Doha Accord.
The item veto power forms an important check on the legislature in many states, including Alaska.
A few countries have the veto power at the Security Council which means the rule of a few states over humanity," Ahmadinejad said in 2010.
But the veto power of the United States, which has voted against all UN resolutions "hostile to Israel" in the past, may prove to be an insurmountable hurdle.
Outlining Pakistan's reasons against having "permanent members without veto powers", Ambassador Haroon said the addition of the permanent members would undermine the leverage of the non-permanent members to keep the veto power in check.