'Moscow calls for UN Security Council meeting on raid in Syria' - Breaking news. The UN Security council will hold an open meeting today, requested by Moscow, on the Israeli attack on the Iranian consulate in Damascus.

This was announced by the first deputy permanent Russian representative to the UN, Dmitry Polyansky, as reported by Tass. The Maltese Presidency has set it for 3pm New York time (9pm in Italy, ed.) on April 2, Polyansky said on social media.