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Putin: Attack on Syria act of aggression


April 14, 2018
JFJFP
Russian president says strike on Syria launched by the US, Britain and France is 'destructive influence on the entire system of international relations'; Moscow calls an emergency meeting of UN Security Council.

A Tomahawk cruise missile in launcher

Associated Press, reported in YNET, writes, “Russian President Vladimir Putin denounced on Saturday a strike on Syria launched by the United States and its allies as an “act of aggression” that will exacerbate humanitarian catastrophe in Syria. In a statement issued by the Kremlin, the Russian leader said Moscow is calling an emergency meeting of the United Nations’ Security Council over the strike launched by the US, Britain and France.”

“Putin added that the strike had a “destructive influence on the entire system of international relations. He reaffirmed Russia’s view that a purported chemical attack in the Syrian town of Douma that prompted the strike was a fake. Putin added that Russian military experts who inspected Douma found no trace of the attack.” (read more)

 

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