"War" between America and Russia before the Security Council (PHOTO)

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Russia and the United States have crossed swords at a UN Security Council meeting with Russian Ambassador Vassily Nebenzia, saying the US-led invasion of Syria is an "offensive" against a sovereign state and the US ambassador to Russia. declares US readiness for new blows if chemical weapons are used again.

In particular, Mr. Nebenzia said that the US and its allies' attack on Syria is an "aggressive action" against a sovereign state, adding that Washington and its allies have shown blatant disregard for international law, while US-led airstrikes threaten the UN effort to reach a political solution to the conflict in Syria. 


Russia has asked the Security Council to vote on a draft resolution calling for an end to hostilities in Syria, according to Vassily Nebenzia. 

The draft five-paragraph resolution, which is unlikely to garner the nine votes needed to pass it, highlights "deep concern" about the "attack" on a sovereign state, which Moscow says violates. "International Law and the Charter of the United Nations". 


On the other hand, Nicki Haley assured that the US is ready to carry out new strikes against Syria if the government of President Bashar al-Assad re-uses chemical weapons.

"We are convinced that we have dealt a major blow to Syria's chemical weapons program. "We are prepared to maintain this pressure if the Syrian regime is stupid enough to test our will." 

"If the Syrian regime uses this poisonous gas again, the United States will have locked in its target and will be armed," she said.