Angry British MPs denounce their country’s participation in aggression on Syria

 

London – British members in the House of Commons have expressed their contempt over their country’s participation in the US-British-French tripartite aggression on Syria, indicating that this military action is “illegal”, SANA reported.

British Prime Minister, Theresa May, faced angry MPs in the House of Commons who questioned why she ordered the attack on Syria and launched military action without securing the support of the Commons, as quoted by British media.

Lavrov: Tripartite aggression on Syria won’t be left unanswered

 

Moscow - Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said that the tripartite aggression on Syria won’t be left unanswered, SANA reported.

“There would be consequences. We lose basically the last remnants of trust to our Western friends,” Lavrov told the BBC broadcaster.

“They punish first in Douma, in Syria, and then they wait for the inspectors of the OPCW [Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons] to visit the place to inspect. Proof by punishment is what is being applied by the troika of Western countries,” Lavrov added.

Anti-War Protesters Rally in New York City against Syria Strike

Anti-war protesters have held demonstrations in New York City, calling on the world to “defend Syria and defeat US imperialism,” after President Donald Trump ordered a military strike against the country.

The protesters rallied in Union Square, New York City, on Saturday, after the US, British and French forces launched airstrikes against government facilities in Syria.

The protesters were holding signs, reading, “US out of Syria and the near East,” “No War on Syria” and “US/NATO Get Your Bloody Hands off Syria.”

Putin: Russia Ready to Develop Cooperation with Arab League

MOSCOW - Russia is ready to develop cooperation with the Arab League to ensure regional stability. Together, they can contribute to the intensification of a political settlement and restoration of Syria and Iraq, Russian President Vladimir Putin said.

UNSC Fails to Adopt Russia-Drafted Resolution Condemning Syria Strike

THE UNITED NATIONS- The United Nations Security Council did not approve on Saturday the Russia-drafted resolution that condemns air strikes launched by the United States and its allies against Syria.

Three countries - Russia, China and Bolivia - voted in favor of the resolution. Eight countries (including the Unites States, the United Kingdom and France that were delivering strikes on Syria) voted against the document. Four more countries, including Kazakhstan, abstained, according to Itar Tass.

International Condemnation of US-Led Aggression on Syria

 CAPITALS, (ST)- World leaders and officials' on Saturday strongly condemned the tripartite aggression carried out by the US, the UK and France on Syria.

Putin: Aggression exacerbating humanitarian catastrophe in Syria

In Moscow, Russia strongly condemns the US-led aggression on Syria, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday.

"Russia strongly condemns the attack on Syria where Russian servicemen are helping the legitimate government in the war on terrorism," the Kremlin press office quoted Putin as saying.

Strike on Damascus Comes Just as Syria Got Chance for Peaceful Future – Moscow

Damascus has come under attack by the US, France and the UK at a time when Syria is returning to peaceful life, after battling a terrorist aggression for years, Russia’s Foreign Ministry said, as it condemned the attack, RT reported.

Lavrov: Chemical Attack in Syria’s Douma Staged by Foreign Special Services

MOSCOW- Russia has indisputable data that the chemical attack in the Syrian town of Douma was staged by special services of a foreign country, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Friday.

"The mission of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons [OPCW] has set off to Syria not so quickly and without abundant enthusiasm but under our and Syrian pressure. It is due to arrive in Damascus in the morning of April 14," the Russian foreign minister said, according to Itar Tass.

"We expect the mission to go without any delay to Douma where Russian specialists who examined this place have not found any confirmations of the use of chemical weapons," Lavrov noted.