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UN: British UN envoy says Karl Marx 'turning in his grave' over Russia's actions00:26

UN: British UN envoy says Karl Marx 'turning in his grave' over Russia's actions

United Nations, New York City
April 11, 2018 at 02:47 GMT -00:00 · Published

British Permanent Representative to the United Nations Karen Pierce evoked Karl Marx in her criticism of Russia while at the United Nations Security Council meeting on Tuesday.

"In respect of Karl Marx, I think he must be turning in his grave to see what the country that was founded on many of his precepts is doing in the name of supporting Syria by condoning the use of chemical weapons on Syrian territory" Pierce said.

The UNSC met on Tuesday to vote on resolutions following the alleged chemical weapons attack in the Damascus suburb of Douma on April 7.

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British Permanent Representative to the United Nations Karen Pierce evoked Karl Marx in her criticism of Russia while at the United Nations Security Council meeting on Tuesday.

"In respect of Karl Marx, I think he must be turning in his grave to see what the country that was founded on many of his precepts is doing in the name of supporting Syria by condoning the use of chemical weapons on Syrian territory" Pierce said.

The UNSC met on Tuesday to vote on resolutions following the alleged chemical weapons attack in the Damascus suburb of Douma on April 7.

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