Russian State Duma calls on US Congress to prevent plans to attack Syria from being realized

The State Duma on Wednesday called on the international community to prevent aggression against Syria, saying the conflict can only be resolved within the framework of the Geneva convention,according to Voice of Russia, Interfax.

"Trying to prevent a catastrophe using all available methods, the State Duma is calling on the US Congress and the parliaments of other countries to prevent the aggressive plans from eventuating and to focus on looking for peaceful solutions to the conflict in Syria, while it is still possible," the statement adopted by the State Duma says.