The state Duma called on to besiege US after strike on Syrian airbase


RIA Novosti

The state Duma called on parliamentarians of other countries to condemn the aggressive actions of the US in Syria. Appropriate treatment in connection with a rocket attack on the airbase Shirt lower house of Parliament adopted on Friday, April 7, RIA Novosti reported.

“State Duma deputies appeal to world parliaments, inter-Parliamentary Union, PACE [parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe], OSCE PA, to condemn the aggressive actions of States that violate fundamental principles of international law”, — is spoken in the address.

Russian MPs underline that Washington is undermining international cooperation in the fight against terror, and without cooperation of countries it is impossible to win “a major threat of XXI century”.

The appeal notes that the US used false pretenses to commit a missile strike, “based on geopolitical ambitions of world policeman”. State Duma deputies also believe that the chemical attack in Idlib, which allegedly was the cause of a strike by the United States on the Syrian air base was a provocation by “forces of war” in the West, which tend to the speedy overthrow of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

On Friday morning it was reported that the speaker of the state Duma Vyacheslav instructed during the day to prepare a draft appeal to the international parliamentary organizations.

Russian President Vladimir Putin has described the U.S. actions as a violation of international law under false pretenses. The Chairman of Russian government Dmitry Medvedev said that Washington has put Russia and the United States “on the brink of military clashes”.

An air strike on the airfield shirt, which was used by government forces in the SAR was inflicted on the night of 7 April by order of the American leader Donald trump. According to the Governor of the Syrian province of HOMS Talal al-Barazi, killed seven people, including two civilians.