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Putin: Further Western strikes on Syria will lead to chaos

17 April 2018

The UN Security Council on April 14 rejected an effort by Russian Federation, a key ally of Syria, to denounce it as an unjustified "aggression" against a sovereign state.

Russian Federation has labeled the coordinated strikes on Syria by the U.S., France, and Britain "unacceptable and lawless" - while warning of serious consequences.

The U.S ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley warned the U.S.is "locked and loaded" if Syria uses chemical weapons again. They blame Assad's government for the attack.

The statement from the Kremlin added that "this illegal action seriously damaged the prospects of a political settlement in Syria".

"The legal basis. would have to be self-defense or the authority of the U.N. Security Council". Mr Corbyn said in an interview with the BBC.

"Algeria can only regret the strikes", Ouyahia told reporters.

The Russian defence ministry was quoted as saying that Syria deployed Russian-made surface-to-air missiles, including S-125, S-200, 2K12 Kub and Buk to repel the attacks.

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Assad accepted an invitation to visit the Siberian region of Khanty-Mansi in Russian Federation.

In a news conference that took place on Saturday morning Pentagon Chief officials said they can't speculate on what will happen next. After the middle-of-the-night attack on Syria, some USA television commentators poked fun at Trump's use of the "Mission accomplished" term, first used in 2003 by former President George W. Bush, who claimed prematurely and wrongly that the US had successfully completed its military attack on Iraq.

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson told the BBC the primary objective of the attack was to "say no to the use of barbaric chemical weapons".

"One again, just like a year ago when the U.S. attacked Shayrat Airbase in Syria, a staged chemical attack against civilians was used as a pretext, this time in Douma, a Damascus suburb".

There were no immediate reports of casualties.

The air strikes were in response to the suspected chemical attack that left dozens dead last weekend in Douma.

Russian and Iranian military help over the past three years has allowed Assad to crush the rebel threat to topple him.

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The United States, France and Britain defended their military action as legal during the Security Council meeting.

"No Syrian weapon had any effect on what we did", said McKenzie.

- Syrian state TV called the attacks a "blatant violation of worldwide law and shows contempt for global legitimacy".

British warplanes took part in the strikes, which destroyed sites suspected of hosting chemical weapons development and storage facilities.

"Egypt totally rejects the use of any internationally prohibited weapons on Syrian territories, demanding a transparent global investigation", the statement read.

The Yomiuri ShimbunThe most pressing matter is to avert a situation in which more chemical weapons are used in the civil war in Syria. Moscow condemned the Western states for refusing to wait for OPCW's findings before attacking.

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Putin: Further Western strikes on Syria will lead to chaos