Peskov called the US attack on the airbase Shirt action in the interests of terrorists

Dmitry Peskov

Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov said that the missile attack of the US on the Syrian air base Shirt has harmed the fight against terrorist organizations. His words on Friday, April 7, the correspondent “”.

“We do not know what to pursue goals Washington making decision about these attacks, but the simple fact is that strikes are de facto applied for the benefit of LIH, “Dzhabhat EN-Nusra” and other terrorist organizations (banned in Russia — approx. “Of the”), “—said Peskov.

A Kremlin spokesman also pointed to the fact that the actions of the President of the United States Donald trump contradict what he promised during the election campaign.

“He declared the struggle against international terrorism, the fight against ISIL as one of its main goals, including emphasizing the need for an international full-fledged coalition. Everything happened exactly the opposite,” — said Peskov. He added that the Kremlin is deeply concerned about the incident.

Earlier it was reported that Russian President Vladimir Putin called the incident of aggression against a sovereign state in violation of international law under false pretenses.

On the night of 7 April by order of the President of the United States Donald trump was hit with cruise missiles at the airfield shirt used by government forces in Syria.

To this end, Washington has accused Damascus in the use of toxic substances during the air attack in Idlib province on April 4, which killed dozens of people. The Syrian authorities deny these allegations. In turn, Moscow has urged not to do hasty conclusions about the culprits.