Britain's United Nations ambassador denies Russian accusation over alleged chemical attack in Syria
14 April, 2018, 22:16 | Author: Charlene Valdez
Russia's United Nations ambassador warned that US-led strikes could lead to a confrontation between the world's two preeminent nuclear powers, accusing the West of having the sole aim in Syria of overthrowing the government as it urged US, French and British leaders to refrain from military action. Putin and Macron instructed their foreign and defense ministers to maintain close contact to "de-escalate the situation", the Kremlin said.
Karen Pierce said she wanted "to state categorically. that Britain has no involvement and would never have any involvement in the use of a chemical weapon".
"We are continuing to assess intelligence and are engaged in conversations with our partners and allies", it said.
"But should the United States and our allies decide to act in Syria, it will be in defense of a principle on which we all agree", Haley told the U.N. Security Council.
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Russian officials are suggesting that an apparent chemical weapons attack in Syria was a "fabrication" staged by an unnamed foreign intelligence agency. "We warned about this long ago", he said.
Russian Federation said that the Western powers "cynically" carried out military action hours before a team from the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons was set to begin an investigation into the suspected chemical weapons attack in the town of Douma in Eastern Ghouta that sparked the intervention by the U.S. and its allies.
Since Saturday, when images of ashen toddlers struggling for breath emerged after the alleged attack, there has been a sustained military buildup in the eastern Mediterranean. The ministry additionally pointed to previous alleged use of chemicals by the rebels in fighting with Syrian government troops. "I hope no one would dare to launch such an adventure now", Lavrov said.
Assad, who is supported by Iranian-back fighters as well as the Russian air force, has cemented his control over most of the western, more heavily populated, part of the country.
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A fact-finding mission from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons is expected to head to Douma, the site of the suspected attack.
"The sole thing they have an interest in is to oust the Syrian government and more broadly to contain the Russian Federation", he said. The government, however, said evacuations from Douma were ongoing and no Syrian government forces had entered the town.
The capture of Douma from rebels who evacuated this week has clinched a major victory for Assad, crushing what was once a center of the insurgency near Damascus, and underlines his seemingly unassailable position in the war.
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The children of Eastern Ghouta, in the suburb of the capital Damascus, have already suffered through years of violence. He added that it also hit posts outside the base used by the Iranians and Iran-backed fighters.
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Syrian state TV said air defenses were confronting the attack and had shot down 13 missiles in the Kiswah area south of Damascus. They blame Damascus for the alleged chemical attack on the town of Douma in the devastated Eastern Ghouta suburb of the capital.
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In recent weeks, government forces have recaptured villages and towns in the eastern Ghouta suburbs of the capital. Area of atrocity is in lockdown and encircled by Syrian Army, making it completely inaccessible to outside world.