Syria and Russia - Show us the evidence.
Russian, U.S. UK And Syria Speaking At UN Emergency
Donald Trump's envoy threatened unilateral U.S.
action if the world body failed to act. "There
are times in the life of states that we are
compelled to take our own action," Haley
"Terrorists sought to create a pretext for the
use of military force against a sovereign State"
-#Russia Ambassador to the #UNSC
Russia's Foreign Ministry has rejected a
draft UN Security Council resolution condemning
an apparent chemical-weapons attack in Syria’s
Idlib Province that left dozens killed and
said that the poison gas belonged to rebels and
had leaked from an insurgent weapons depot hit
by Syrian bombs.
Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova
said on April 5 that the resolution -- drafted
by the United States, Britain, and France -- was
"categorically unacceptable" and obviously was
drawn up in haste.
Leaders and officials in other
countries, including Britain and Israel, joined
the U.S. in saying Assad's forces were
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At least 72 people died in the
town of Khan Sheikhoun. The World Health
Organization said victims seemed to show
symptoms consistent with nerve agent exposure.
Videos from the scene showed volunteer medics
using firehoses to wash the chemicals from
victims' bodies and lifeless children being
piled in heaps.
British ambassador to the United Nations,
Matthew Rycroft, strongly criticized Russia
M. Hersh: Whose sarin?
The U.S. intelligence agencies produced evidence
that the al-Nusra Front, a jihadi group
affiliated with al-Qaida, had mastered the
mechanics of creating sarin and was capable of
manufacturing it in quantity.
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