The Pentagon said the warning of Russian troops in Syria before the attack

The US has warned the Russian military in Syria about that base Shirt army of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in HOMS province will suffer a missile strike. This was stated by the representative of the Pentagon Jeff Davis, Reuters reports.

According to him, the Russian military warned Thursday, April 6, through the communication channels that were organized between the parties to conflict prevention. He also stressed that the us warned the military about his decision several times.

In addition, Davis said that on those parts of the military base, where they could be Russian servicemen, US strikes did not cause.

Ships of the U.S. Navy struck with missiles “Tomahawk” at the air base Syrian government forces on 7 April. In all there were more than 50 rockets that were aimed at the runway, and aircraft Parking and refueling facilities.

American President Donald trump said that this decision is in the “vital national interests” of the United States. He explained that he had ordered the strike in order to prevent the spread of chemical weapons. In his opinion, “there can be no dispute” that Syria has used chemical weapons.