Russian President Vladimir Putin says U.S. strikes on Syria an aggression against a sovereign state, in violation of international law under false pretenses. As reported by RIA Novosti, said the press Secretary of the Russian President, Dmitry Peskov.
According to him, “the Syrian army has chemical weapons stockpiles”. “The fact of the destruction of all stockpiles of chemical weapons from the Syrian Armed forces were otfiksirovat and confirmed by the OPCW is a specialized unit of the UN,” he reminded.
“At the same time, according to Putin, the complete disregard for the facts of use of chemical weapons by terrorists only exacerbates the situation significantly,” — said Peskov.
In addition, the head of state sees the attacks on Syria by the US attempt to divert attention from the numerous victims among the civilian population in Iraq.
In the night of Friday, April 7, 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. According to unconfirmed reports, killed four Syrian soldiers.
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.