Russia blocked the resolution condemning the alleged use of chemical weapons in the Syrian town of Khan shaykhun on April 4 and requiring Damascus to provide information about all air operations in the day of the incident, reports TASS.
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The document prepared by the Western countries, received the required acceptance by 10 voters that forced Moscow to veto it.
In addition to Russia against the adoption of the draft resolution were made by Bolivia. China abstained from voting.
Recall that the US Navy ships stationed in the Mediterranean sea, struck by Tomahawk missiles at air base by Syrian government forces on 7 April. In all there were 59 missiles that were aimed at the runway, and aircraft Parking and refueling facilities. The operation was carried out by order of the President of Donald trump in response to a chemical attack in Idlib. As explained trump, a military strike was inflicted on the airfield, where they had carried out a chemical attack.
Pentagon spokesman Jeff Davis said that the United States has warned the Russian military personnel in Syria that the airbase shirt in the province of HOMS will be dealt a missile strike.
Recall that hundreds of Syrians died from the chemical weapons (presumably sarin gas) – after the bombing sites of the Syrian armed opposition in Idlib town of Khan shaykhun was covered with a poisonous cloud. According to eyewitnesses, people were dying from suffocation, many lying on the ground motionless, the other was observed vomiting and was frothing at the mouth.