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Russian President Vladimir Putin said the military strikes violated the U.N. Charter and that if they continue, "it will inevitably entail chaos in global relations", according to a Kremlin statement Sunday.

"Putin stressed that if such actions, committed in violation of the UN Charter, continue, it will inevitably lead to chaos in worldwide relations", RIA added.

Most recently and relating to an April 7 chemical weapons attack in Syria, the Russian ambassador to the U.N., Vasily Nebenzia, "expressed doubt about the claims of chemical weapons use by the Assad regime, suggesting it was a fabrication by the West as a pretext for intervention in the country", according to Fox News.

US officials said Saturday that they believed the strikes would prevent future chemical attacks by the Syrian regime, but warned that the USA was prepared to "sustain" its operation if Assad continues his aggressions.

U.S. President Donald Trump lauded the "perfectly executed" strike, the biggest worldwide attack on President Bashar Assad's regime during Syria's seven-year war, but both Damascus and Syria's opposition rubbished its impact.

The last rebels were bussed out of Eastern Ghouta after the alleged chemical attack on their final holdout of Douma, which rescuers and medics said killed more than 40 people. The US mission in Syria remains to defeat ISIS and not get involved in the country's civil war, White said.

Since the strike, USA officials have not seen any military response from actors within Syria.

Asked about US-Russia relations, US ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said ties were "very strained" but that the US still hoped for a better relationship. "We convinced him to remain".

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It was in September 2013 that Russian Federation reached a deal with the US that was to destroy Syria's arsenal of chemical weapons.

She said Trump told her: "If the Syrian regime uses this poisonous gas again, the U.S. is locked and loaded". "People have really underestimated how much a lot of the Syrian people really value having the US presence there", she added.

But Russia has blocked countless resolutions against its Syrian ally and the regime has appeared determined to continue its military reconquest of the country.

"We had an early warning of the strike from the Russians. and all military bases were evacuated a few days ago", the official said.

Moscow also condemned the Western states for refusing to wait for the findings of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) inspection team on the alleged attack before launching the strikes.

The Russian and Syrian ambassadors to the United Nations, in their arguments, said the strikes were unjustified; violated the United Nations charter; and undermined the work of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW).

"The Syrian raid was so perfectly carried out, with such precision, that the only way the Fake News Media could demean was by my use of the term 'Mission Accomplished.' I knew they would seize on this but felt it is such a great Military term, it should be brought back".

After the vote, Russia's U.N. Ambassador Vassily Nebenzia said the meeting confirmed that the US and its allies "continue to put worldwide politics and diplomacy in the realm of myth-making - myths invented in London, Paris and Washington". USA officials said they gave Russian Federation no specific warnings of the attacks or the targets, but used the usual hotline with Moscow's military to ensure the airspace was clear.

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