Russia warns to assign blame too soon for Syrian chemical attack would be a "tragic mistake"

By REUTERS
August 25, 2013 17:47




MOSCOW - Russia said on Sunday that assigning blame too soon over the alleged chemical weapons attack in Syria would be a "tragic mistake", ahead of a United Nations' investigation on Monday.

"We strongly urge those who by trying to impose their opinion on UN experts ahead of the results of an investigation ... to exercise discretion and not make tragic mistakes," the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement.


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