U.S. President Donald Trump confirmed that his troops conducted a massive missile attack on the governmental forces of Bashaar al Assad in Syria. AP tweeted that on Friday morning.
BREAKING: President Donald Trump says strike on Syria in the 'vital national security interest' of the United States.— The Associated Press (@AP) 7 апреля 2017 г.
Most recently, on April 4, residens of the Syrian ciity of Khan Shaykhun, Idlib province, suffered grave consequences of a chemical attack: at least 27 children died, another 546 were severely poisoned. Turkish government assumed Assad's troops used poisonous gas, namely sarin. According to Syrian activists, it was the airstrike was launched by either Syrian or Russian Air Force. The Syrian government and the Russian Defense Ministry denied to be bearing any responsibility for the attack.
Responding to the tragedy in Syria, France and the UK urged Bashaar al Assad to resign.
The U.S. leader urged ‘the civilized nations’ to join the American campaign so as to stop murders and bloodshed in Syria.