Mei: Russia in the UN security Council hinders the investigation of cases of use of chemical weapons in Syria
MOSCOW, April 9. /TASS/. Prime Minister Theresa may has accused Russia that its representatives in the UN security Council has consistently interfered with the investigation of cases of alleged use of chemical weapons in Syria.
Speaking in Copenhagen at a press conference with the Prime Minister of Denmark Lars løkke Rasmussen, may has promised to make efforts to change in her opinion of the situation — including the upcoming Monday an emergency meeting of the security Council.
“The incident in the Duma is part of a wider and disturbing picture, rich in examples of aggression and abuse of long-established international norms against the proliferation and use of chemical weapons. In recent years, repeated the Russian veto in the UN was allowed to break these rules and eliminated the mechanisms that allow us to investigate and to bring to justice those behind the chemical attacks in Syria, — said the Prime Minister. This must end, and we will act together with our allies — including at the upcoming meeting of the UN Security Council — ensure that the international community showed great resolve to deal with those who are responsible for these barbaric attacks, and continue to avoid this horrific violation of international norms”.
Rasmussen has said that Denmark is ready to become a member of the International partnership against impunity for the use of chemical weapons. This structure, which had originally been joined by 24 countries, in January, was created at the initiative of France.
With the assertion that on 7 April in the city of Duma in Eastern ghouta near Damascus was used chemical weapons, by a number of NGOs, including White helmets. In a statement posted April 8 on the website of the organization says that with the bombardment of the city was used, in particular, bombs with chlorine killed dozens of people in hospital with symptoms of departure taken by local residents.