When Assad crossed the line of human decency, Russia stood by the US Ambassador to the UN

To the UN accused Russia and Iran in support of Assad.

About this at an emergency meeting of the Security Council said the U.S. permanent representative to the UN, Nikki Haley, writes UKRINFORM.

She stressed that not only the Syrian regime responsible for chemical attack in Idlib.

According to her, you have to ask Iran and Russia, which cover criminal actions of the Assad regime.

“The Iranian government has a great responsibility. He was for many years supported and covered up a brutal dictator in Syria,” said Haley.

The Russian government also shares the blame, she said.

“Every time Assad crossed the line of human decency, Russia was standing next to him. We had hoped that the Security Council will move to their decisions, but Russia has stated – and it happened seven times, which uses its veto power, once again, shielding the Assad regime,” added Haley.

“Strengthening of Assad will only lead to more murders. We do not allow”, – summed up the representative of the United States.

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