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 Russia's support helps Assad to fight his own people, - White House

Russian military and economic support to Syria enables the Assad regime to continue its military campaign against its own people.

Spokesperson of the White House Ned Price declared, Censor.NET reports.

"Russian military and economic support to Syria enables the Asad regime to continue its military campaign against its own people, which it has done in violation of international law as demonstrated by the findings of this report. Together, we must send a strong signal that the use of weapons of mass destruction will not be tolerated by the international community," the report reads.

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As reported yesterday, the UN experts behind the report said Syrian forces were responsible for a toxic gas attack in the village of Qmenas in Idlib province on March 16, 2015.

Thus, the U.S. urged all UN member states and parties to the Chemical Weapons Convention, including Russia and Iran, which continue to conduct military operations on behalf of the Assad regime, to unequivocally follow the international standard against chemical weapons use.

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