Russia's senior military officer Sergei Rudskoi sits before a map of Damascus, showing alleged strikes locations, during a briefing at the Russian Defence Ministry headquarters in Moscow on April 14, 2018. / AFP PHOTO
By Agence France-Presse
Russia on Saturday said it was calling an emergency session of the United Nations Security Council, where it is a permanent member, over Western strikes on Syria.
"Russia is calling an emergency session of the UN Security Council to discuss the aggressive actions of the US and its allies," the Kremlin said in a statement.