London announced that #Russia is indirectly responsible for the deaths of civilians killed by poison gas last week in an attack which, according to the belief of Washington, was committed to the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. At least 70 people died in the attack using deadly gas on the rebel stronghold in #Syria.
The administration of US President Donald Trump answered the attack with 59 cruise missiles sent to the Syrian military base Sajrat. Officials in Damascus and Moscow denied accusations that Syrian forces were responsible for the chemical attack, but the West has rejected their explanation that the poison leaked from a rebel arms depot when it was hit in an air strike..
London supported Trump
The chemical attack is a war crime that "happened under their (Russia's) control," said British Defense Secretary Michael Fallon criticizing Russia's support of Assad's regime. His government clearly has supported Trump's decision to fire rockets at the Syrian military base, Sunday Times reports. "Indirectly, Russia is responsible for the death of any civilians killed last week," said Fallon and told Moscow what to do.
"If Russia wants absolution of responsibility for future attacks, President Vladimir Putin needs to strengthen its commitment to remove an arsenal of chemical weapons once and for all, and take full responsibility" for the peace process of the United Nations in Syria.
The deadly #Poison Gas attack in Syria this week was the main topic of news programs throughout the Western states that are showing children and adults trying to get air, while in Russia it was the secondary theme, and shows no casualties. The Western governments have unanimously accused the forces of Syrian authorities.
In the news program, state television Vremya Russian put forward a different theory in which "terrorists and Western countries" have tried wrongly to accuse Damascus.
Moscow withdraws from talks with London
The Russian Foreign Ministry has criticized the decision of the British foreign minister Boris Johnson for agreeing to cancel a visit to Moscow because of the events in Syria. Moscow has also said that there is no great benefit from talks with Britain, which, in Russias's opinion, has no real influence on world affairs. Washington has long supported the rebels who want to topple Assad in a civil war of 2011, which killed more than 400,000 people, and resulted in half of the Syrian population being displaced or in exile.