White House partially to blame for Syria chemical attack: McCain
White House partially to blame for Syria chemical attack: McCain
The Latest: Tillerson says no reason for Russia to retaliate
15 April, 2017, 03:20
Tillerson said Syria was able to execute the attack, which killed scores of people, because Moscow had failed to carry out a 2013 agreement to secure and destroy chemical weapons in Syria.
Mr Johnson defended his decision to pull out of talks with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov, saying it was important that Mr Tillerson had the "clearest possible mandate" when he went to Moscow to deliver the response of the G7.
Kaine said that the US should help Syria with humanitarian aid, rather than prioritizing ousting Assad or entering into a war with Syria and possibly its allies.
"It's very hard to understand how a political solution could result from the continuation from the Assad regime", McMaster said on "Fox News Sunday".
Referring to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson who remarked "the longer-term status of President Assad will be decided by the Syrian people", McCain (R-Ariz.) said that may have given the Syrian dictator the idea that America was taking a hands-off approach.
British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson will call for new sanctions on Russian Federation if it does not cut ties with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad following an escalation of the conflict in Syria, the Times reported Monday.
Damascus has repeatedly denied possession of any chemical weapons.
"I do not believe that the Russians want to have worsening relationships with the United States, but it's going to take a lot of discussion and a lot of dialogue to better understand what is the relationship that Russia wishes to have with the United States".
Washington D.C. (USA), Apr. 10 (ANI): U.S. President Donald Trump is discussing with members of his administration the possibility of introducing sanctions against Russian Federation and Iran for supporting the Syrian Government.U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said on Sunday.
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He said Assad and the terror group are connected.
Earlier on Sunday, Rep. Adam Schiff of California, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, said on ABC News' "This Week" that Russian Federation is "complicit" in the chemical attack in Syria.
"We are prepared to do more", he said.
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Iran's Hassan Rouhani said in a phone call that aggressive United States actions against Syria were not permissible and violated worldwide law, the Kremlin said.
Earlier on Sunday, Mr Trump's national security adviser Herbert HR McMaster said defeating IS and removing the Syrian president were the country's dual goals.
Haley said "getting Assad out is not the only priority" and that countering Iran's influence in Syria was another. "Assad signed the chemical weapons treaty ban".
McMaster spoke on "Fox News Sunday", Tillerson appeared on ABC's "This Week" and CBS' "Face the Nation", and Haley was on NBC's "Meet the Press" and CNN's "State of the Union".
"I think the president has authorization to use force", he said.
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He also said the "some specific Indian official" had indulged in provocative political statement but did not name Pema Khandu. China's media and foreign ministry have repeatedly aired their opposition to the Dalai Lama's visit to the region.
United States officials have said that there is "no doubt" that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is responsible for the attack. But Lavrov, on Thursday, offered a speck of optimism for the future of the relationship between the two Cold War foes.
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