Lavrov: the case of the US strike in Syria false and unconvincing

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MOSCOW, April 8. /TASS/. The Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov in telephone conversation with the foreign Minister of Germany Sigmar Gabriel stated that the arguments of the US attack on the airfield in Syria false and unconvincing. This was stated in the Russian diplomatic Department.

Lavrov “explained the Russian position regarding the illegal actions of Washington, which is an act of aggression and flagrant violation of international law, contrary to the objectives of the fight against international terrorism, undermining regional and global security”. “The Russian Minister emphasized the fact that the arguments of the United States in support of its illegal armed action, in particular the reference to the Syrian forces use chemical weapons in Idlib on April 4, unreliable and unconvincing,” said the Russian foreign Ministry.

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