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Russia’s US ambassador warns of consequences for Syria strikes

Russia's ambassador to the United States on Friday warned that there would be consequences for the US-led military strikes on Syria, adding that it was not acceptable to insult Russia's president.

By: Reuters | Washington | Updated: April 14, 2018 8:42:19 am
Russia's US ambassador warns of consequences for Syria strikes Damascus is seen as the U.S. launches an attack on Syria targeting different parts of the capital early Saturday, April 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

Russia’s ambassador to the United States on Friday warned that there would be consequences for the US-led military strikes on Syria, adding that it was not acceptable to insult Russia’s president.

“A pre-designed scenario is being implemented,” Russian Ambassador Anatoly Antonov said on Twitter. “Again, we are being threatened. We warned that such actions will not be left without consequences.”

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“Insulting the President of Russia is unacceptable and inadmissible,” he added. “The US – the possessor of the biggest arsenal of chemical weapons – has no moral right to blame other countries.”

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