April 6, 2017 / 9:30 AM / 8 months ago

UK's Boris Johnson says important to pass U.N. resolution on Syria

SARAJEVO (Reuters) - British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said on Thursday a United Nations resolution should be passed before any unilateral action was taken in Syria.

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson takes part in an international news conference on the future of Syria and the region, in Brussels, Belgium, April 5, 2017. REUTERS/Yves Herman

“It is very important to try first to get out a U.N. resolution,” Johnson told reporters in Sarajevo.

“I cannot understand how anybody on U.N. security council could fail to sign up to a motion condemning the actions of the regime that is almost certainly responsible for that crime,” Johnson told reporters.

Reporting by Daria Sito-Sucic; Writing by Ivana Sekularac; Editing by Larry King

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