The President of the United States Donald trump discussed with members of the national security Council several scenarios of action in Syria. As reported on Friday, April 7, TASS with reference to the press service of the White house, this was stated by Advisor to the President for national security Herbert McMaster.
“There were three options that we discussed with the President, and the President asked us to focus on two, work them out, he had a number of questions we tried to answer. (…) After long discussions, the President decided to act,” he said.
According to McMaster before you begin implementation of the plan, participants compared associated with military intervention hazard with the risk of inaction.
On the night of 7 April, two destroyers of the US Navy in the Mediterranean sea was released 59 Tomahawk missiles at a government military base shirt in the province of HOMS in Western Syria. According to trump, it was from Damascus carried out the chemical attack in Idlib province.
Syrian military source reported killed, but the Pentagon said that it has no data on victims among the civilian population.
April 4 in the alleged use of chemical weapons in the town of Khan Shaykhun Syria’s Idlib province killed dozens of people, injured about a hundred. Washington blames for the attacks on Damascus, he denies any involvement in the incident. In turn, Moscow has urged not to do hasty conclusions about the perpetrators of the use of prohibited weapons.