Apr 5, 2017

Haley: U.S. may take unilateral action against Syria

Bebeto Matthews / AP

UN Ambassador Nikki Haley addressed an emergency meeting of the Security Council Wednesday over a resolution condemning the use chemical weapons in Syria:

When the United Nations consistently fails in its duty to act collectively, there are times in the life of states that we are compelled to take our own action.— Nikki Haley

Haley also hit back at Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova, who defended Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and called the UN's proposed resolution on the recent chemical weapons attack in Syria "unacceptable" and "based on totally fake information."

Haley replied: "If Russia has the influence in Syria it claims to have, we need to see them use it... How many children have to die before Russia cares?"

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