Lavrov discussed with Tillerson American attack on the Syrian base
MOSCOW, April 8 — RIA Novosti. The Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and U.S. Secretary of state Rex Tillerson discussed by telephone the US attack on Syrian air base, according to the official account of the Russian foreign Ministry in Facebook.
The foreign Minister noted that his actions only play into the hands of extremists, creating “an additional threat to regional and global security.”
“The foreign Ministers agreed to continue consideration of the situation in the Syrian settlement in a personal meeting,” — said the Agency.
Lavrov rejected accusations of Syrian authorities to use chemical weapons, and called for a “thorough, impartial and professional” investigation of the incident in Idlib province.
“The foreign Ministers agreed to continue consideration of the situation in the Syrian settlement in a personal meeting,” — said the Minister.
In the night of Friday, the U.S. Navy attacked with cruise missiles on the airfield “Sirat” in the Syrian province of HOMS in response to the alleged chemical attack in Idlib province. According to the Pentagon, just released 59 missiles.