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Morocco arrests 80 migrants attempting to reach Spain

The Moroccan authorities have arrested 80 sub-Saharan illegal migrants in the northern city of Nador while they were attempting to reach Spain, local media reported on Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/16 6:32:50

Putin warns against further actions violating U.N. charter

Further actions violating the U.N. charter such as the recent US-led strikes on Syria will result in chaos in international relations, Russian President Vladimir Putin told his Iranian counterpart Hassan Ruhani over phone on Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/16 6:29:58

Malaysia calls for restraint after US-led air strike on Syria

Malaysia said on Sunday that it was deeply concerned over the joint air strikes on Syria carried out by the United States, France and Britain, calling on all parties to demonstrate restraint and avoid any actions that could escalate the conflict further.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/15 13:00:27

US-led airstrikes have limited effect on deterring Syrian gov't

The US-led military attack on Syria has limited influence on curbing fighting capacity of the Syrian forces, Osama Danura, a Syria political expert who holds PhD in political science, said on Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/15 6:53:19

Trump talks with British, French leaders over strikes on Syria

US President Donald Trump on Saturday talked with French President Emmanuel Macron and British Prime Minister Theresa May via phone over the three nations' collective strikes on Syria Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/15 6:52:30

Austrian chancellor expresses "serious concerns" about escalation of conflict in Syria

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz on Saturday expressed "serious concern" for the escalation of the conflict in Syria, while showed "understanding" for the coordinated military action of the United States, Britain and France in Syria.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/15 6:51:47

Morocco says solution to Syrian crisis can only be political

Morocco deplored on Saturday the deterioration of the situation in the Middle East, including Saturday's military escalation in Syria, stressing that the solution to the Syrian crisis can only be political.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/15 6:50:49

Germany to push for new int'l efforts for lasting ceasefire in Syria

Germany is to push for new international efforts together with France to achieve a lasting ceasefire in Syria, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/15 6:50:07

UN Security Council fails to adopt Russian-drafted resolution to condemn military strikes on Syria

A Russian-drafted resolution, which would have condemned the military strikes on Syria carried out by the United States, France and Britain, failed to be adopted by the Security Council.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/15 6:49:46

UN chief calls for adherence to UN Charter, int'l law on Syria issue

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Saturday expressed concern over Friday's joint military action against Syria by the United States, France and Britain, and called for adherence to the UN Charter and international law on the issue.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/15 6:49:03

Russia tables draft resolution likely to condemn US-led strikes on Syria

Russian ambassador to the United Nations Vassily Nebenzia said Saturday that his delegation is putting forward a "brief" draft resolution for the UN Security Council to vote on at the end of Saturday's emergency meeting on Syria.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/15 6:27:51

Turkish president expects peaceful resolution on US-Russia conflict

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday described the US-led bombing of Syrian sites as "appropriate," expecting the US-Russian conflict to be solved peacefully.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/15 6:27:07

Greece calls for political, sustainable solution in Syria after air strikes

Greece on Saturday called on the international community to "remain focused on finding a political and sustainable solution in Syria" following the US-led air strikes against Damascus over the alleged use of chemical weapons.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/15 6:26:39

British expert fears UK may be dragged into deeper conflict after Syria strikes

The next few days will show whether Britain is being dragged into a far deeper and deadly conflict, a British academic said Saturday in response to the US-led strikes on Syria.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/15 6:25:47

France joins airstrikes on Syrian sites with US, Britain, says Macron

The French army joined on Friday night the United States and Britain in an operation targeting the clandestine chemical arsenal in Syria, French President Emmanuel Macron announced in an official statement early Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/14 15:01:14

Russian ambassador warns consequence of US attack on Syria

Russian Ambassador to the United States Anatoly Antonov on Friday warned that the US strikes on Syria "will not be left without consequences."
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/14 15:00:44

US says it has 'high confidence' in Syria's responsibility for alleged chemical weapons use

The White House and US State Department said on Friday that they have "a very high confidence" that the Syrian government was responsible for the alleged April 7 chemical weapons attack against Douma near Damascus.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/14 14:58:26

US attacks sites in Syria's Damascus, loud explosions heard

The United States started its military action against Syria's capital Damascus before daybreak Saturday as loud explosions were heard here with "red dots" seen flying from earth to the sky, reported Syrian state TV and Xinhua reporters in Damascus.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/14 11:06:40