Russia likely to call UN meeting over Syria attack, says Russian lawmaker

Syrians wave Iranian, Russian and Syrian flags during a protest against US-led air strikes in Damascus, Syria, on April 14, 2018.
Syrians wave Iranian, Russian and Syrian flags during a protest against US-led air strikes in Damascus, Syria, on April 14, 2018. PHOTO: REUTERS

MOSCOW (REUTERS) - Russian lawmaker Vladimir Dzhabarov said on Saturday (April 14) that Russia was likely to call for a meeting of the United Nations Security Council to discuss US, British and French air strikes on Syria, RIA news agency cited him as saying.

"The situation is being analysed right now. Russia will demand a meeting of the UN Security Council, I am sure," Mr Dzhabarov, who is the deputy head of Russia's foreign affairs committee, was quoted by RIA as saying.