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Merkel remains ambiguous on possible air strikes on Syria

IANS  |  Berlin 

German on Wednesday kept an ambiguous tone on the possible airstrike on after the in the war-torn country.

"We deeply regret that the member states could not reach an consensus yesterday on the US-drafted resolution," quoted as saying after a two-day cabinet meeting in Germany's northern town of

and the US a day earlier have blocked attempts by each other to set up group into the alleged use of on Saturday on a rebel-held Syrian town in Syria's district.

When asked whether would back the possible airstrike by the US and its allies, declined to comment, adding she would not "speculate things now."

The US, and Britain said earlier in the week that they are considering taking military action, while Russian said that will not accept "provocation and speculation" on the dubious case.



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First Published: Thu, April 12 2018. 07:42 IST