US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley has defended Thursday's missile strikes on a Syrian military base. Russian Ambassador Vladimir Safronkov warned of "serious" consequences to international and regional stability.
The statement comes as Iranian President Hassan Rouhani meets his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in Moscow, where he is expected to discuss a quick resolution to the Syrian conflict.
The strikes come after the last opposition fighters and civilians were evacuated from the city's eastern districts this week
The latest strike also raised the possibility of a military escalation between nuclear-armed India and Pakistan that would wreck a 2003 Kashmir ceasefire.
The country says the reserves are sufficient for three months of consumption, despite intense union-led refinery blockades.
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