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15 April 2018, 09:54 | Erica Roy
The Security Council meets at United Nations headquarters Monday
This is written in his statement, published on the facebook page of the embassy.
As chemical weapons experts arrived in Syria to investigate a suspected poison gas attack by government forces, worldwide diplomacy was in high gear to head off an escalation, though accusations flew thick and fast between Washington and its allies, and Russia, Assad's main backer. President Donald Trump also ordered strikes about the same time previous year, also in response to reported chemical weapon usage.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on FridaysaidMoscow had "irrefutable" evidence that an alleged chemical weapons attack in Syria was staged with the help of a foreign secret service.
Satellite images shared by an Israeli firm showed Russian Federation has moved 11 of its vessels docked at Syria's Tartus naval base in the face of continued threats by the West over a suspected chemical attack which killed over 40 in Syria's Douma.
Russian President Vladimir Putin called the strike on Syria "an act of aggression" against a sovereign state and said Russia strongly condemns it. "We warned that such actions will not be left without consequences". Global chemical weapons experts were travelling to Syria to investigate the gas attack by government forces. "The immediate priority is to avert the danger of war". -Russian showdown. Apart from Macron's phone conversation with Putin, NATO members Germany and the Netherlands have said they will not take part in any military action.
Monday: Nebenzia told the U.N. Security Council "there was no chemical attack" over the previous weekend. Trump asked, adding the two countries are "most responsible for supporting, equipping and financing the criminal Assad regime".
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