Russian President Vladimir Putin has warned that further attacks on Syria by Western allies would inevitably lead to chaos in worldwide relations and ultimately damage prospects for political reconciliation in the war-torn country.
In the phone call that was made on Sunday, Dr Hassan Rouhani described the recent attack by the United States, the United Kingdom and France on Syria under the pretext of the Syrian government's use of chemical weapons as an act of aggression and aimed at lifting the spirit of the defeated terrorists, saying: "If aggression and blatant violation of worldwide laws become possible easily and without paying any price by the perpetrators, we will witness new instabilities at global and regional stages".
'Vladimir Putin, in particular, stressed that if such actions, carried out in violation of the United Nations Charter, are repeated, that would inevitably provoke chaos in worldwide relations, ' a statement from the Kremlin said. They stated that the illicit at damages severely the prospects of political settlement in Syria.
The U.S. -led strikes on Syria proves that Washington has direct ties with terrorists, Rouhani said, stressing "The Americans showed such a reaction when they felt the terrorists were dislodged from an important region like Eastern Ghouta", Rouhani said in a phone call with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
The Western countries blame Mr Assad for the Douma attack, which a Syrian medical relief group said killed dozens of people. Both sides expressed interest in further development of multifaceted Russian-Iranian cooperation, expansion of mutually beneficial relations in trade-economic sphere. Turkey has influence over opposition forces in Syria.
Meanwhile, the USA has said it is preparing to increase pressure on Russian Federation with new economic sanctions.