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Assad says US-led missile strike coupled with lies

IANS  |  Damascus 

Syrian on Sunday said that the US-led missile strike on was coupled with a campaign of lies at the UN Security Council, according to the state news agency

The tripartite strike on Syria, the campaign of lies and misdirection at the against and proved that both countries were fighting not only against terrorism but also breach of the international law based on the respect of the countries' sovereignty, Assad said.

His remarks came during his meeting with a delegation from the Russian Federation in Damascus, reported.

Members of the delegation slammed the US-led strike as a clear violation of international accords, adding that the attack came at a time when the Syrians were working to restore stability and rebuild what was destroyed by terrorist groups.

They also affirmed that would remain firm in its support for

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First Published: Sun, April 15 2018. 20:30 IST
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