The President of the United States Donald trump is considering the possibility of imposing new sanctions against Russia and Iran support the regime of Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad. About the permanent United States representative to the UN, Nikki Haley Sunday, April 9, said in an interview with CNN.
According to Haley, trump is already discussing this issue with members of the presidential administration.
Commenting on Washington’s position on Syria, Hayley said that a political settlement of the conflict, while Assad is in power, it is impossible in principle.
On the issue of re-strikes by U.S. aircraft in Syria Haley responded that the US is ready to apply, but I hope that such need will not arise.
The Minister of foreign Affairs of Turkey Mevlut Cavusoglu also expressed the view that Assad and his administration need to go. “Turkey remains committed to the cease-fire in Syria, but Russia must cease to insist that Assad should remain as leader of the country”, — quotes RIA Novosti quote from his speech on the state channel TRT.
On the night of 7 April, the United States by order of the trump attacked the airfield shirt used by government aircraft. In all there were 59 cruise missiles. The shelling was carried out after reports of the Syrian opposition that is loyal to the Assad forces allegedly use chemical weapons in Idlib province. Victims of the attack were dozens of people. Damascus his involvement in the incident denies.