(TASS) The US should refrain from creating pretexts for new attacks on the Syrian government forces, based on some secret intelligence data, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said at a press conference in Krasnodar.

“I expect that this time, the United States will take into account the need to actually ensure the non-proliferation of chemical weapons and will refrain from speculating on some intelligence data, which that is secret so no one may see it, in order to provoke others and create pretexts for new attacks on the Syrian government troops fighting against terrorists,” the Russian top diplomat stressed.

Moscow expects the US and the European countries to take steps in order to de-escalate the situation in Syria rather than take measures posing a threat to Syria’s territorial integrity, Lavrov said.

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“We have shown goodwill concerning all issues,” he said. “As far as Syria goes, everyone supported the initiatives that we drew up together with Turkey and Iran, with the assistance of The US, Jordan and the UN, during the Astana meetings,” Lavrov said. “The next round (of talks – TASS) will take place next week,” he added.

“We would like all participants in the conflict and external players to faithfully implement these initiatives,” the Russian top diplomat stressed. “This is our contribution,” he said.

“I expect that our US and European counterparts active in the region will adopt the same open and clear approach aimed at de-escalating the situation, particularly normalizing the humanitarian situation, by abandoning attempts to seize control over some parts of Syria and put the country’s territorial integrity at risk,” Lavrov pointed out.

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Russia to offer proportionate reaction

Russia will offer a dignified reaction to possible US provocations against the Syrian Armed Forces, according to Lavrov.

“Our reaction will be dignified and proportionate to the situation that may take shape,” he said.

The Russian top diplomat also said that the US Secretary of State made a telephone call to inform Moscow that Washington was drawing up a statement about a new chemical weapons attack being allegedly prepared by Damascus.

“To prevent misunderstandings, I can confirm that he called me and warned that the United States allegedly had some information about a new chemical weapons attack prepared by the Syrian government against opposition members,” Lavrov said.

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Lavrov should direct his warning to the Zionist junta of Nethanyahu rather than the US, who is propelling the US through its spokesperson John McCain to launch a major aggression against the Syrian state. The Zionist entoty is the nain provocateur. It needs to be stopped, now.

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The issue is of course is that Israel is a ‘Sacred Cow’ in America. The US is controlled by Zionists with ties to Israel who control all of the organs of state in the US and much of Europe. The US seems to be relentlessly advancing to a war that they think they will be able control. There have been many who thought that in history and all have failed with destructive results for their nations and those allied to them. The old adage that ‘ No battle plan survives contact with the enemy’ will I hope bring disaster to… Read more »
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USA is controlled by Corps, themselves being controlled by +/- anonymous shareholders. 7% of USA belong to Saudi-Arabia, Israel controls much much less while the weapons lobby controls much more than both as they’re the #1 business over #2 oil and #3 illegal drugs.
You’re self deluded by racism and/or propaganda without investigating anything you eat.
Israel’s a total underdog and actually, are used in the same purpose Iran is: as scarecrows for the military industrial complexES benefits and not only the US one…

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It was time for my beloved russia to speak outright threats instead of lamenting and condemning in plain speech the cowardly American actions against its allies in Syria.
I begin to be very proud of my beloved Russia.

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Russia will not fall into the trap if instant gratification followed by years of remorse. Her actions will counter US actions without giving the rabid US/Israel what they want , that is actions that make the US/Israel to be perceived as ‘victims’ on the world stage.

‘There is more than one way of skinning a cat.’

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Actually, it’s GazProm that will liquefy the gas from common Cyprus/Israel gas fields, directly at sea with a floating factory! It’s very likely that the Iranian, Iraqi, South Russian Caucasus and Syrian gas will transit Jordan then Israel on the way to EU! And as the Iranian undersea field is common to Qatar, due to actual condition, the Qatari one will take the same road and serious GazProm pipelines too… Thus, there is also Southstream under the black sea between Russia and Bulgaria. As I already pointed : US has less interest in it than Turkey, KSA but especially Qatar… Read more »
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