The Federation Council adopted a statement in connection with the air strikes of the US in Syria


RIA Novosti

The Federation Council adopted a statement which referred to the need to investigate a missile attack of the USA on the Syrian air base. It is reported by RIA Novosti.

The senators also called on foreign governments “strongly condemn the illegal actions of the USA against a sovereign state” and to support efforts to resolve the conflict based on UN security Council resolutions.

“As pretext for missile attacks have been used the mass poisoning of civilians by chemicals in Syria’s Idlib province on 4 April 2017. At the time of a missile attack, the U.S. was not a single independent and objective conclusions about the real circumstances of the incident, about who should be responsible for this tragedy”, – emphasized in the Scenarios.

The head of the International Committee of the Federation Council Konstantin Kosachev said that the instrument of Western policy was “a mutual responsibility place of joining efforts in the fight against terror.” “Please consider our application as an act of unconditional support the people of Syria, attacked not only by terrorists, but also the largest country of the world,” he said.

Ships of the U.S. Navy April 7, struck by Tomahawk missiles at air base by Syrian government forces. In all there were more than 50 rockets aimed at the runway, aircraft Parking and refueling facilities. Airbase has received considerable damage. The General staff of the Syrian army claimed six victims of the attack, among whom there are civilians.

The US President Donald trump said that the strike was a response to a chemical attack, allegedly committed by Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad. According to trump, the actions of States will prevent the proliferation of chemical weapons. In Russia, the strike was called an “act of aggression against a sovereign state”.