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Moscow calls on West to 'seriously consider' consequences of Syria threats

AFP  |  Moscow 

today called on the West to "seriously consider" the consequences of threats against after the US and said they would respond to an

"We call upon... members of the international community to seriously consider the possible consequences of such accusations, threats and especially action (against Syria)," Russian said.

"Nobody has authorised Western leaders to take on the role of global police -- simultaneously investigator, prosecution, and executor," she said during a press briefing.

"Our position is perfectly clear and defined. We are not seeking escalation." France's said Thursday he had "proof" that the regime of Syrian had used chemical weapons, and would respond to it "in due course." US had earlier warned regime-backer that "missiles will be coming" to over the alleged attack in Douma that rescuers said killed 40 people.

But this morning he wrote on Twitter: "Never said when an attack on would take place. Could be very soon or not so soon at all!" British was due to hold an emergency cabinet meeting amid speculation she will support US action against the Syrian regime.

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First Published: Thu, April 12 2018. 19:35 IST
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