Air Strikes on Syria violation of International Law: Putin

Moscow: Russian president Vladamir Putin responds to air strikes carried out by the US and its allies on Syria this morning. Putin said that the United States and its allies have violated the UN Charter and international law by attacking a sovereign Nation.

Washington launched “an aggression against a sovereign state which is at the forefront of the fight against terrorism,” the statement from the president said. Putin stressed that the multi-national strikes were not sanctioned by the UN Security Council, and were carried out “in violation of the UN Charter and principles of international law.”

He said that the current tension in Syria has the devastating impact on the whole system of international relations. BY prompting a new wave of escalation US is only creating more asylum-seekers from Syria and the whole middle east region.

Meanwhile, Russia has called an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council to discuss the aggressive actions of the US and its allies, the statement concluded.

Earlier US along with France and UK struck Syrian bases following the suspected chemical attacks allegedly from Assad’s side.

Edited By : TAJAMUL ISLAM with inputs from RT

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