PressTV-US prepared to act unilaterally on Syria

US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley has warned that if the Security Council fails to act on Syria, Washington is ready “to act if we must,” just as it did last year when it bombed a Syrian government air base over allegations of chemical weapons attack.

Haley’s comments on Monday are to back a draft resolution circulated at the council earlier in the day that demands an immediate 30-day ceasefire in Damascus and eastern Ghouta, where Syrian forces are targeting terrorist groups which are shelling the capital.

United Nations diplomats meet during a UN Security Council meeting on the situation in Syria at the United Nations on March 12, 2018 in New York City.

“It is not the path we prefer, but it is a path we have demonstrated we will take, and we are prepared to take again… When the international community consistently fails to act, there are times when states are compelled to take their own action,” Haley told the 15-member…

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