US: Russia ultimately to blame for Syrian chemical attacks

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(Worthy News) - Russia is ultimately to blame for any use of chemical weapons in Syria, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Tuesday amid reports of a suspected chemical attack this week near the capital, Damascus.

Tillerson said Russia is violating a 2013 agreement it made with the U.S. on the removal of chemical weapons from Syria and is helping the Syrian government breach the Chemical Weapons Convention, which bans their use.

The secretary of state said Russia must stop vetoing U.N. Security Council resolutions on holding those who use such weapons accountable. If it cannot support a future Security Council resolution to that end, it should abstain, Tillerson said. [ Source: Washington Times (Read More...) ]

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2 thoughts on “US: Russia ultimately to blame for Syrian chemical attacks”

  1. Gee whiz, how many times do we have to over this. The gas went through Benghazi under the direction of Hillary, went through Turkey to the Syrian rebels who used it on Syrian civilians.
    The governments of England, Germany and Russia investigated and concluded that it was the Syrian rebels who used it and later, the rebels themselves admitted that they used it.
    Somebody please tell T. Rex.

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