The US attack on the Syrian base believed to undermine the coalition between Moscow and Washington

Leonid Slutsky

Missile strikes USA at Syrian airbase are undermining the prospects for cooperation between Washington and Moscow in the fight against terrorists in Syria. This view was expressed by the Chairman of the Duma Committee on international Affairs Leonid Slutsky on Friday, April 7, reports TASS.

“This action by the USA undermines seriously the ability of the anti-terrorist cooperation with Russia and destroys efforts to achieve a truce,” — said Slutsky.

In turn, the head of the international Committee of the Federation Council Konstantin Kosachev said that Russian missiles continue to hit at the terrorists and the us — “government troops, which, in fact, a war against terrorists and lead”. “I’m afraid that with such approaches desirable Russian-American anti-terrorist coalition in Syria, about which so much was said after the arrival of the trump the power of honoring the Bose, and not having time to be born,” — said Kosachev in his Facebook, commenting on the situation.

Earlier on Friday, the Kremlin said that Russian President Vladimir Putin said 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. 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.