Putin slams 'unfounded accusations' over Syria chemical weapons 'incident'

Russian President Vladimir Putin has criticised "unfounded accusations" over the "incident with chemical weapons" in Syria.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has criticised "unfounded accusations" over the "incident with chemical weapons" in Syria. PHOTO: REUTERS

MOSCOW (AFP) - Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday (April 6) slammed "unfounded accusations" over the "incident with chemical weapons" in Syria in a phone call with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the Kremlin said.

"Putin in particular underlined the unacceptability of making unfounded accusations against anyone before a thorough and impartial international investigation is carried out," the Kremlin said in a statement.

 

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