Pushkov: the trump will rise in line with Bush and Obama, if you go to Syria
MOSCOW, 7 Feb — RIA Novosti. Russian Senator Alexey Pushkov commented on the possibility of launching a US military action in Syria, noting that in this case, the current President, Donald trump will “fall in line” with their predecessors who were fighting in the middle East.
“In the 21st century, every U.S. President had his own war in the middle East, and then two. If trump go to Syria, he will rise in line with (George) Bush and (Barack) Obama,” wrote Pushkov in his microblog on Twitter.
As previously reported by CNN, citing a source, trump told members of Congress that it is considering military action against Syria after the incident in Idlib. However, according to Reuters, trump told reporters that he had not told Congress about military action against Syria.
The national coalition opposition and revolutionary forces of Syria (NKORS) said on Tuesday that about 80 of the victims of the attacks using chemical weapons in Khan Shaykhun, Idlib province and 200 wounded. The blame for the attack, the opposition has placed on Syrian government forces. The Syrian army command strongly denied the accusations and blamed on militants and their patrons.
The defense Ministry announced that the Syrian air force struck near the outskirts of the village of Khan shaykhun in Idlib province in the warehouse of ammunition of terrorists, where were the arsenals of chemical weapons, which were delivered to Iraq. The investigation of the incident has already engaged the UN and the Organization for the prohibition of chemical weapons, but so far they did not publish any conclusions about the possible culprits.
As stated on Thursday Minister of foreign Affairs of Syria Walid Muallem, Syrian government forces have never used and do not intend to use chemical weapons against civilians and against the terrorists. As previously reported in the permanent mission to the UN, Russia submitted to the UN Security Council a draft resolution on investigation into reports of a chemical attack in the Syrian Idlib, consultations began. Stocks of chemical weapons were successfully evacuated from Syria, in January 2016, the OPCW declared the complete elimination of chimurenga of the country. For the chemical disarmament of Syria, the organization received in 2013 Nobel peace prize.