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Putin warns against further actions violating UN charter

IANS  |  Moscow 

Further actions violating the UN charter such as the recent US-led strikes on will result in chaos in international relations, Russian told his Iranian counterpart over phone on Sunday.

The two leaders condemned Saturday's airstrikes by the US and its allies on and agreed that it would hinder the process of a political settlement in the war-torn country, according to a Kremlin statement, reported.

"It was stated that this illegal action seriously damages the prospects for a political settlement in Putin in particular stressed that if such actions, carried out in violation of the UN Charter, continue, it will inevitably lead to chaos in international relations," the statement read.

The US, together with Britain and France, launched missile strikes on Syria on Saturday, saying that it was in response to an by the The has categorically denied the accusation.

The Security Council (UNSC) on the same day held an emergency meeting over the missile attack at Russia's request but failed to approve a resolution condemning the bombardment.

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First Published: Mon, April 16 2018. 01:10 IST
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