For a US strike on Syria has offered to respond to increased Russian military base Hamim

Viktor Ozerov

After US attack on Syria, Russia could transfer to the Arab Republic of additional funds to ensure the safety of the base Hamim, which use videoconferencing. This opinion was expressed by the head of the Federation Council Committee on defense and security Viktor Ozerov, reports “Interfax”.

The Senator said that speech can go “about the readiness of aerial, terrestrial and space exploration, and, if necessary, although it never went, about the increase of a particular type of combat support airfield” Hamim.

“If necessary, such measures may be adopted”, — said the member of the Council, stressing that the increase in the number of Russian troops in Syria is not yet required.

Earlier on Wednesday, April 26, defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said that Moscow considers the missile attack the U.S. on Syria as a flagrant violation of international law. “In addition, Washington’s actions have created a threat to the lives of our soldiers, who are in Syria fighting terrorism,” he said. According to him, “such steps are forcing us to take additional measures to ensure the safety of personnel of the Russian Federation”.

On 7 April, the United States released several dozen cruise missiles at Syrian government airbase shirt in the province of HOMS. Washington believed that with the aerodrome on 4 April Syrian planes flew in Khan Shaykhun. It is located in the province of Idlib city, which is controlled by the opposition, due to toxic substances died, according to the world health organization, 84, 545 suffered. The militia accused of chemical attack in Damascus. The same position is shared by the United States. Syria, in turn, denies the use of chemical weapons.