United States at UN Makes Case for Military Action Against Syria
United States at UN Makes Case for Military Action Against Syria
14 April, 2018, 16:08
Western nations, particularly France, the United States, and the United Kingdom, have blamed the forces of Syrian President Bashar Assad for the attack, and have been considering a military response to the incident.
"I have been following closely the reports of air strikes in Syria conducted by the US, France and the UK".
"There's an obligation, particularly when dealing with the matters of peace and security, to act consistently with the Charter of the United Nationals and with global law in general", Guterres said in a statement over the coordinated series of airstrikes by the USA, the UK and France in Syria. "The UN Charter is very clear on these issues", he said.
Both Syria and its ally Russian Federation have said they would guarantee the safety and security of the OPCW mission - the first outside Damascus since 2014.
Mr. Guterres deplored the use of chemical weapons, which he described as "abhorrent".
"France will shoulder its responsibility to end an intolerable threat to our collective security", he added, before calling for an end to the "chemical weapons escalation in Syria". "I urge the Security Council to assume its responsibilities and fill this gap", he said.
The United States is consulting with Britain and France about a joint military response to an alleged toxic gas attack in Douma that medics and rescuers said left at least 40 people dead on Saturday.
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Guterres remarks came after the mandate of the Joint Investigative Mechanism (JIM), which was created as a body to attribute responsibility for the use of chemical weapons in Syria in 2015, expired in November past year.
Guterres, in a letter to the Council two days ago, expressed his "deep disappointment" at the failure of establishing an accountability mechanism similar to JIM.
Citing US estimates that Assad has used chemical weapons "at least 50 times" in the seven-year war, Haley said: "All nations and all people will be harmed if we allow Assad to normalize the use of chemical weapons".
Addressing the Security Council, Haley laid out Washington's case for resorting to force, challenging Russia's claim that military action would be in violation of worldwide law.
The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons has been "working in close collaboration" with United Nations security experts "to assess the situation and ensure the safety of the team", it said.
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And a significant body of information including intelligence indicates the Syrian Regime is responsible for this latest attack. The air campaign could frustrate those in Trump's base who oppose military intervention and are wary of open-ended conflicts.
Wednesday: Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Russian military inspectors found no evidence of a chemical attack . He added that the joint military operation in Syria is legitimate, limited and proportionate, according to Reuters .
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In 2015 lawmakers approved United Kingdom strikes on Islamic State group targets in Syria , but not on government forces. However, Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn has urged the government to seek the parliament's consent.
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