Trump called the chemical attack in Syria “insult to humanity”
The President of the United States Donald trump condemned the deaths of civilians in Syria as a result of alleged use of chemical weapons.
9фотографий9фотографий9фотографийЭто it was an insult to humanity. When you kill innocent children, babies — it’s crossing the line.Donald Trepresent USA
Trump did not mention Russia in his speech.
Earlier, Vice-President Mike Pence said that for Russia it is time to fulfill the obligations to destroy stockpiles of chemical weapons in Syria in accordance with the agreement 2013.
On Wednesday morning the United States, Britain and France submitted to the UN Security Council draft resolution condemning the use of chemical weapons in the Syrian province of Idlib.
The official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova said that the proposed version of the resolution “totally unacceptable”.
That same day, U.S. permanent representative to the UN, Nikki Haley said that Washington was ready to retaliate in Syria without waiting for UN security Council decisions.
During a debate in the UN security Council Hayley has sharply criticized Russia for failing to rein in its ally — the Syrian government.
“How many more children have to die so Russia finally worried?” — asked an American diplomat.
Russia’s representative to the UN said that Damascus could not be accused of using chemical weapons.
On Tuesday morning dozens of people were killed in the bombing of the Syrian city of Khan shaykhun in Idlib province. Many of the victims had signs of severe poisoning.
The Syrian military denied the use of sarin gas, arguing that gas sprayed members of the opposition group “Hayat Tahrir al-sham” associated with “al-Qaeda”.
According to the Russian military, the Syrian aircraft attacked a large warehouse of ammunition, where the militants had stored chemical weapons.