Lavrov: ‘Legal Basis of Coalition Activities in Syria Is Really Flawed’

‘You cannot avoid the impression that the legal basis of the coalition activities in Syria is really flawed’

“You cannot avoid the impression that the legal basis of the coalition's activities in Syria is really flawed. You cannot operate without a Security Council mandate; you cannot operate without consent of the country in question. And we said from the very beginning, when the coalition was announced, that it was a mistake not to go to the Security Council. It was another mistake not to engage the Syrian government.”

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