Dips blame 'interference,' ignorance for Security Council defeat

Two other recent UN votes also went against Canada.

UN Photo: Evan Schneider
Aside from losing the UN Security Council vote, Canada also placed last in voting for a spot on the International Civil Aviation Organization executive council on Oct. 2.
Avinash Gavai
Published: Wednesday, 10/20/2010 12:00 am EDT

Ottawa's diplomatic scene has been abuzz with chatter following Canada's failure to win a UN Security Council seat on Oct. 12, with many envoys pointing to less obvious reasons for the defeat than might be expected.

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