Moscow to call UN Security Council meeting over Syria strikes: Foreign Ministry

Moscow will convene an urgent meeting of the UN Security Council after a string of deadly US-led coalition air strikes hit a Syrian army base, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said late Saturday.

AFP| Last Updated: Sep 18, 2016, 02:57 AM IST

Moscow: Moscow will convene an urgent meeting of the UN Security Council after a string of deadly US-led coalition air strikes hit a Syrian army base, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said late Saturday.

"The Russian ambassador to the UN has been tasked with convening an urgent meeting of the Security Council over this issue," Zakharova told Rossia-24 public television. 

"We demand Washington's full and detailed explanation, and that must be made before the UN Security Council."