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Russia slams US military strikes in Syria, warns of consequences

AFP | DECCAN CHRONICLE
Published Apr 14, 2018, 10:25 am IST
Updated Apr 14, 2018, 10:25 am IST
'Such actions will not be left without consequences. All responsibility for them rests with Washington, London and Paris,' the Russian ambassador said. (Photo: AFP)
 'Such actions will not be left without consequences. All responsibility for them rests with Washington, London and Paris,' the Russian ambassador said. (Photo: AFP)

Washington: Syria ally Russia warned Friday of "consequences" following the launch of US-led strikes against Bashar al-Assad's regime in retaliation for a suspected chemical attack.

"Again, we are being threatened," Russia's ambassador to the US, Anatoly Antonov, said in a statement.

"We warned that such actions will not be left without consequences. All responsibility for them rests with Washington, London and Paris," he added.

"Insulting the President of Russia is unacceptable and inadmissible," added the envoy, after President Donald Trump directly called out his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin over his support for the Assad regime.

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