Missile attack on Syrian airbase Shirt was done in violation of international law and has put Russia and the United States “on the brink of military clashes”. This opinion on Friday, April 7, on his page in Facebook was expressed by the Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev.
“Instead of publicized thesis on the joint fight against the main enemy — the ISIS (a group banned in Russia — approx. “Of the tape.ru”) the administration [of US President Donald] trump has proven that will fiercely fight against the legitimate government of Syria”, — he wrote.
The Prime Minister also pointed out that Washington’s actions were committed without UN approval. In addition, such operations are not related to the attack on the United States, it was necessary to pre-notify Congress, said Medvedev.
Russian President Vladimir Putin called the incident of aggression against a sovereign state under false pretenses. His press Secretary Dmitry Peskov said that the missile attack of the Americans were de facto committed for the benefit of terrorists.
On the night of 7 April by order of the President of the United States cruise missiles were bombed the airfield shirt used by the government forces of Syria. To this end, Washington has accused Damascus in the use of toxic substances during the air attack in Idlib province on April 4.