Russian Federation says USA will want dialogue after Syria strikes

US readies response to Syria attacks after UN clash with Russia

US readies response to Syria attacks after UN clash with Russia

Britain would consider launching a cyber attack against Russian Federation in retaliation if Russian Federation targeted British national infrastructure, the Sunday Times reported, citing unnamed security sources.

Eight countries voted against the Russian-drafted text on Saturday, while Peru, Kazakhstan, Ethiopia and Equatorial Guinea abstained.

By contrast, eight countries voted against the Russian draft - the U.S., U.K., France, Netherlands, Sweden, Kuwait, Poland and Ivory Coast.

Following up on President Donald Trump's threat, the United States - along with allies Britain and France - rained cruise missiles at three locations in Syria on Saturday, the biggest strike by the West in the seven years of the war in Syria.

In a statement released on Twitter, Russia's ambassador to the USA said the country was being "threatened", and issued an ominous warning that reprisals could follow.

The 15-member council met on Saturday, at Russia's request, the fifth time it has met on Syria since a suspected lethal poisonous gasoline assault within the Syrian city of Douma every week in the past.

Russian Federation had said all along that Syria had no need to use chemical weapons.

"If the Syrian regime makes use of this poison gasoline once more, the US is locked and loaded", Haley mentioned.

"We put facts contrary to your myths", he said.

Russian Federation and Syria also clashed with the three Western allies over the legality of the airstrikes and responsibility for the Security Council's paralysis.

"I would like to believe that we will not see a day that is worse than today", he said.

Overnight, US, British and French forces launched more than 100 missiles from ships and manned aircraft, targeting three of Syria's main chemical weapons facilities. A decision wants 9 votes in favor and no vetoes by Russia, China, France, Britain or the US to go.

"However that I presume we think it is astonishing, as do most folks, a nation which helped assemble the chemical weapons convention along with the worldwide non-proliferation regime, " which Russian Federation can now be clearly one of these rogue states which are looking to undo it", the ambassador explained. The war and politics of Syria are broadly going its way.

"Again, we are being threatened".

Guterres said he has asked Syrian special envoy Staffan de Mistura to come to NY as soon as possible to consult "on the most effective way to accelerate the political process".

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