USA can cause new attacks on Syria if they identified new cases of use of chemical weapons, said the press Secretary of the White house Sean Spicer.
“Poisoning people with gas and lose bombs guarantees that if we will again see such activities, it will be opened for further action,” said Spicer at the briefing (quoted by Reuters).
According to him, the policy of the American President Donald trump is fighting with the “Islamic state” (declared a terrorist organization and prohibited in Russia). Victory over the terrorists will help to create the conditions for new leadership in the political process, says Spicer.
The Minister of defence of the USA James Mattis, commenting on last week air strikes in Syria, said the result was damaged or destroyed 20% of the aircraft of the armed forces of the Syrian army.
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The U.S. permanent representative to the UN, Nikki Haley has previously made a continuing us air strikes in Syria. However, she expressed the hope that it will not be necessary.
“We are ready to do more, but we hope that it will not be necessary,” she said.
According to Haley, the UN “will not stand by when chemical weapons are used”. She stressed that the “vital national interest” of the United States is preventing the use of chemical weapons.
USA attacked Syrian shayrat airfield in HOMS province early on the morning of 7 April. The attack was used 59 missiles “Tomahawk”, which is released from the Mediterranean sea. The decision to strike personally took Donald trump. After this he turned to the American nation, stating that the strike was necessary to prevent the spread of chemical weapons in Syria.
Washington stated that he has notified Moscow before impact. Press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov confirmed it. However, at the airbase at the time of the attack there were Russian soldiers, they were not injured. The victims of the attacks were four Syrian military, according to the defense Ministry.
About the chemical attack in Idlib province became known in early April. According located in London, the Syrian monitoring centre for human rights, the attack on the city carried out by Syrian army, she used at least one rocket with a chemical substance. The number of victims varies: according to human rights, the attack killed 86 civilians. The TV channel “al-Jazeera” and the Turkish Anadolu news Agency reported at least 100 killed.