No military action in Syria without UN mandate, says Bonino
Foreign minister urges caution to avoid 'dramatic repercussions'27 August, 13:23
"Even a limited intervention runs the risk of becoming unlimited. We must think it over a thousand times, because the repercussions could be dramatic," she said.
An alleged chemical-weapons attack by the Syrian government against civilians has raised the possibility of a military action against Syria by US and British forces.
The US State Department on Monday announced it had postponed a meeting scheduled for Wednesday in The Hague between senior diplomats from the US and Russia due to ''ongoing consultations to find an appropriate response'' over the alleged chemical-weapons attack.