Russia, Iran condemn US strike in Syria as Britain, Turkey give support

April 7, 2017   |   Category: Prophecy News   |   Tags: , , , , ,

Russia and Iran condemned a US strike on a Syrian airbase on Friday as Australia, Britain and Turkey gave their support, with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull calling it a “proportionate” response to the use of chemical weapons.

US President Donald Trump ordered missile strikes against a Syrian airfield from which a deadly chemical weapons attack was launched, declaring he acted in America’s “vital national security interest”.

 

In a sharp escalation of the US military role in Syria, two US warships fired dozens of cruise missiles from the eastern Mediterranean Sea at the airbase controlled by President Basha Assad’s forces in response to the poison gas attack in a rebel-held area on Tuesday, US officials said.

 

Read More: Russia, Iran condemn US strike in Syria as Britain, Turkey give support – Middle East – Jerusalem Post

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