US strikes in Syria aggression against sovereign state: Kremlin

Putin considers American strikes on Syria aggression against a sovereign state in violation of international norms, a spokesman said.

Published: 07th April 2017 11:42 AM  |   Last Updated: 07th April 2017 12:28 PM   |  A+A-

Russian President Vladimir Putin gestures as he speaks during an awarding ceremony for Russia's Olympians in Moscow's Kremlin

By AFP

MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin considers the US strike on a Syrian airbase early Friday as "aggression against a sovereign state," Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said, according to Russian agencies.

"President Putin considers American strikes on Syria aggression against a sovereign state in violation of international norms, and under an invented pretext," Peskov was reported as saying.

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