Russia warns of ‘consequences,’ slams Trump in wake of Syria attack

David K. Li – NY POST

Moscow lashed out at Washington, London and Paris in the wake of Allied airstrikes on military facilities connected to Syria’s chemical weapons stash. “We are being threatened,” according to a statement from the Kremlin. “We warned that such actions will not be left without consequences. All responsibility for them rests with Washington, London and Paris.” The Kremlin took personal umbrage that President Trump called out Russian strongman Vladimir Putin for failing to control Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad and his use of chemical weapons against his own people. “Insulting the President of Russia is unacceptable and inadmissible,” the Kremlin said. The US didn’t notify Moscow of the early Saturday morning attacks on Russia’s ally Syria.

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