Damascus skies erupt with anti-aircraft fire as the US launches an attack on Syria
14 April, 2018, 23:35
Experts and lawmakers warned before the strikes that although the chance is small, bombing Syria could increase the odds of a war between Russian Federation and the US.
Among the more bombastic tweets was that of U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham who wrote, "We should apply "3 strikes, you're out" to the butcher of Damascus".
British Prime Minister Theresa May won backing from her senior ministers on Thursday to take unspecified action with the United States and France to deter further use of chemical weapons by Syria. "This massacre was a significant escalation in a pattern of chemical weapons use by that very bad regime".
Both Syria and its ally Russian Federation have said they would guarantee the safety and security of the OPCW mission - the first outside Damascus since 2014.
Sen. Murray said the she had questions that needed to be answered. But soon there were new reports of chemical weapons attacks, with strong evidence implicating Syrian Government forces. The combined forces are prepared to respond until Syria no longer use chemical weapons on its citizens.
General Joseph Dunford, chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, said the first was at a scientific research centre in greater Damascus, involved in the development and production of chemical warfare.
In total, the United States and its allies fired more than 100 missiles, but the Pentagon could not confirm how many hit their targets. That suggests that despite Russia's warnings of dire consequences, it appears Russian commanders are being extremely careful not to respond in a way that could escalate tensions with the United States into a shooting war.
"The aggression is a flagrant violation of global law, a breach of the worldwide community's will, and it is doomed to fail", said state news agency SANA.
It said three civilians were wounded in the Homs attacks but did not give a toll for Damascus or mention any combatant casualties.
- Four Royal Air Force Tornados contributed to the strikes, launching Storm Shadow missiles.
Israel says in response to the American-led strike in Syria that the Middle Eastern country's "murderous actions" put itself in danger.
"The worst apprehensions have come true".
"Russia convenes an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council to discuss aggressive actions of the USA and its allies", President Vladimir Putin said in a statement published on the Kremlin website.
They "are responsible for the regional consequences of this adventurist action", it said, condemning a "clear violation of global rules and laws". President Donald Trump immediately said that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad would pay a "big price" and blamed both Russian Federation and Iran for supporting the Assad regime. "The U.S. - the possessor of the biggest arsenal of chemical weapons - has no moral right to blame other countries".
"Russia's Foreign Ministry described the strikes as an "outrageous violation" of global law".
"Assad's commitment of atrocities using chemical weapons against innocent civilians can not be tolerated by civilized nations". The earlier strike, involving 59 cruise missiles, was in response to a chemical attack on the town of Khan Sheikhoun in Idlib province.
Israel commended the swift response of the U.S. and its allies.
"Dozens of men, women and children were massacred with chemical weapons", he said of the Douma incident a week ago - adding that "the red line had been crossed". "So, I ordered the French armed forces to intervene tonight, as part of an global operation in coalition with the United States of America and the United Kingdom and directed against the clandestine chemical arsenal of the Syrian regime".
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Meanwhile, the Turkish Foreign Ministry described the air strikes against the Syrian government as an "appropriate" response. Bozdag stated that Turkey was informed about launch of the military operation in Syria, Turkish media reported on April 14.
Turkish Foreign Ministry in a statement welcomed the strikes as an appropriate response to the suspected chemical attack. Each of the five permanent Security Council members has veto power to kill any proposal put before them.
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US troops are in eastern Syria to advise Syrian Democratic Forces in actions to eliminate the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria . Missiles streak across the Damascus skyline as the US launches an attack on Syria targeting different parts of the capital.
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