US declares readiness for second attack on Syria in case of use of chemical weapons

Source : 112 Ukraine

US advised Syria not to test the patience of the coalition
22:00, 14 April 2018

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US Representative to the UN Security Council Nikki Haley said that the United States is ready to conduct an airstrike again if the Syrian government again uses chemical weapons, reports Reuters.

According to her, US President Donald Trump said that if the Syrian regime again uses poison gas, the US will be on alert to hit again.

"The United States of America will not allow Assad's regime to use chemical weapons," Haley stressed.

We recall, on the evening of April 13, US President Donald Trump ordered to conduct the rocket attacks on Syrian territory in response to the use of chemical weapons in the Douma. They were also joined by the United Kingdom and France. According to Reuters, the United States struck with cruise missiles Tomahawk.

After the attack, the statement was also made by British Prime Minister Theresa May and French President Emmanuel Macron. The leaders noted that the strikes were applied exclusively to objects that are associated with chemical weapons. The Russian ambassador to the US, Antonov, threatened sides with the consequences for striking Syria.

On April 7, the volunteer organizations reported that the chemical attack at Douma, the East Ghouta took place. As a result of this attack at least 70 people died. The Syrian government and Russia called this information untrue, while the US and allies have blamed Bashar al-Assad for the attack.

Later U.S. President Donald Trump announced about a coming missile attack in Syria and urged Russia to be prepared. Also, the British troops prepare for the operation.

In its turn, Russia’s Foreign Ministry claimed that the missiles should aim the ‘terrorists’. The General Staff of Russia recommended the US and its allies to restore Syrian Raqqa instead of threats.

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