Saturday, August 31, 2013

Putin: ‘utter nonsense’ that the Syrian government used chemical weapons on its own people

Via Frank

 Russian President Vladimir Putin (RIA Novosti / Aleksey Nikolskyi)

Russian President Vladimir Putin has declared ‘utter nonsense’ the idea that the Syrian government has used chemical weapons on its own people and called on the US to present its supposed evidence to the UN Security Council.

Putin has further called the Western tactic a ‘provocation.’

Washington has been basing its proposed strategy of an attack on Syria on the premise that President Bashar Assad’s government forces have used chemical agents, while Russia finds the accusations unacceptable and the idea of performing a military strike on the country even more so. Especially as it would constitute a violation of international law, if carried out without the approval of the UN Security Council.

Further to this, Putin told Obama that he should consider what the potential fallout from a military strike would be and to take into consideration the suffering of innocent civilians.

The Russian president has expressed certainty that the strategy for a military intervention in Syria is a contingency measure from outside and a direct response to the Syrian government’s recent combat successes, coupled with the rebels’ retreat from long-held positions.

More @ RT


  1. Man this shit is really getting old , the cranium density of our grandiose Poobahs in Washington is astounding . Their , problem / reaction / solution formula has been used so many times it is now expected by all who observe them. It is a sad day for me personally , when I find myself agreeing with and ex - KGB thug.Putin's description of Obama , as " the weak leader of Sodom and Gommorah " was a - read between the lines - way of telling Washington " your ass is mine ! ".

    1. I find myself agreeing with and ex - KGB thug.Putin's

      I'd sure switch presidents.:)