Russian envoy warns of consequences after military strikes on Syria

Anatoly Antonov

New Delhi, April 14: Warning the United States, France, and the UK over coordinated military strikes on Syria, the Russian Ambassador to the United States Anatoly Antonov has cautioned that such actions will not be left without consequences.

Taking to Twitter Antonov released a statement saying “A pre-designed scenario is being implemented. Again, we are being threatened. We warned that such actions will not be left without consequences.”

He further pointed that all responsibility for strike rests with Washington, London and Paris while adding that the “US, the possessor of the biggest arsenal of chemical weapon has no moral right to blame other countries.”

Antonov also stressed that insulting Russian President Vladimir Putin was ‘unacceptable and inadmissible.’

On the other hand, French Defense Minister Florence Parly stated that Russia was warned ahead of the military attacks on Syria.

US President Donald Trump on Friday announced that the U.S., France and the United Kingdom has conducted military strikes in Syria.

The strikes were in response to alleged chemical weapons attack carried out by Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad’s regime in Damascus on April 7.


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