Donald Trump, Herbert McMaster
The national security adviser of the White house Herbert McMaster said that the time has come for “hard conversation” with Russia regarding supporting the Syrian government and its “subversive” activities in Europe. This opinion, according to Reuters, he said on ABC News.
According to McMaster, the support of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad from Russia “made eternal” civil war and created a crisis that has spread to Iraq, neighboring countries and Europe.
“Thus, Russia’s support such a terrible regime that is a party to such conflict, should be questioned, as well as subversive activities of Russia in Europe,’ said McMaster. And so I think it’s time to have this tough talk with Russia.”
“Well, when relations are at the lowest level, we have nowhere to go,” added the Advisor. According to him, the recent visit of Secretary Rex Tillerson in Russia was “perfectly designed”.
The situation around Syria escalated in early April. On 7 April the us military by order of the President of Donald trump has struck cruise missiles on a government shayrat airbase in HOMS province, where, as suggested in Washington, Syrian planes 4 APR flew to Khan shaykhun to commit a chemical attack on opposition-controlled Syrian town of Khan shaykhun in Idlib province. According to the world health organization, 84 people have been killed, almost 600 injured. Responsibility for the West laid on the government of Syria, in Damascus, the prosecution refute.
According to the results of the April 12 talks in Moscow Tillerson made a statement that Russia and the United States must do everything to stop the degradation of the bilateral relations. Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov agreed with his American counterpart, adding that “to overcome the barriers, efforts are needed”.