U.S. Secretary of state Rex Tillerson disappointed with Russia’s response to a US strike on Syria. He told this to journalists on Saturday, April 8, reports Reuters.
Tillerson said that he was “disappointed but not surprised by the reaction of Moscow, which continues to support Bashar al-Assad.” On the night of 7 April by order of the President of Donald trump, the United States released 59 cruise missiles at the airfield shirt used by governmental armies of Syria.
After the airstrike, Russia suspended the action concluded in October 2015 Memorandum on the prevention of incidents and ensuring the safety of aviation operations in Syria. Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev expressed the view that the attack on the airbase was done in violation of international law and has put Moscow and Washington “on the brink of military clashes”.
The shelling began after the Syrian opposition about the alleged use of loyal to Bashar al-Assad’s forces of chemical weapons in Idlib province, which killed 80 people. Damascus has denied any involvement in the incident.
The statement of the head of American diplomacy sounded almost simultaneously with the approval of the official White house spokesman Sean Spicer about what the international community considers the attack on Syria proper answer.