Putin said a US strike on Syria is aggression against a sovereign state
Moscow. 7 APR. INTERFAX.RU — the U.S. Attack on targets in Syria is an aggression that harms Russian-American relations and the fight against terrorism. This opinion of the President of Russian Federation Vladimir Putin has sounded its press-Secretary Dmitry Peskov.
“President Putin says U.S. strikes on Syria an aggression against a sovereign state, in violation of international law, and under the false pretext,” — said Peskov.
The press Secretary noted that “the Syrian army has chemical weapons stockpiles”.
Earlier it was reported that a US strike on a base in HOMS was in response to allegedly perfect previously the chemical attack in Idlib, where the United States accused Damascus.
“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 the spokesman.
Putin noted that the US attack on airbase in Syria to the detriment of relations between Russia and the United States, reports of the Sands.
This move by Washington to cause considerable damage to Russian-American relations, which is in deplorable sostoyaniyami Sands
“Putin also sees the strikes on Syria by United States attempt to divert world attention from the numerous victims among the civilian population in Iraq,” he added.
“And most importantly, according to Putin, this step brings us closer to the ultimate goal in the fight against international terrorism, but on the contrary creates a serious obstacle to the creation of the international coalition to counter it and effectively combating this global evil, which, by the way, the US President, Donald trump declared as one of the main tasks during his election campaign,” — said the press Secretary of the Russian President.
Thursday 59 Tomahawks were fired from US warships in the Mediterranean sea on the basis of the Syrian army in HOMS. The us officials noted that the blow was inflicted on the airfield from which flew the aircraft of the Syrian air force used to use of chemical weapons. It was also reported that the base could use the Russian military. The Pentagon said that two hours before the attack were warned about it Russia.