Trump is thinking about military action against Syria


RIA Novosti

The United States could launch a military operation in Syria. Similar measures are under consideration by President Donald trump. About it reports CNN with reference to the source.

The interlocutor of TV channel has noted that at present no final decision, however, the President of the United States is discussing a possible military operation with the Minister of defence James Mattis. 5 APR trump said that the chemical attack in Idlib changed his view on the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. The US President noted that the incident could not be ignored by the civilized world. Trump also said that the tragedy was made possible because of the “weakness and indecision of Barack Obama.”

On April 4 the town of Khan Shaykhun in Idlib was subjected to chemical attack. The incident resulted in killing 58 people, including 11 children. The American authorities announced that they would regard the incident as a war crime, if the fact of use of toxic substances is confirmed. In Moscow called to wait for the results of the investigation of the incident.

Syrian authorities have denied all allegations of the use of prohibited weapons. In 2013, the United Nations (UN) reported on the use of government Syrian troops chemical weapons. The United States began to prepare a military operation against Syria, which subsequently declined. Chemical weapons the Syrian government was placed under international control.