The US government will not make public information that confirms the conclusions of Washington on training Syrian authorities to chemical attack. On Wednesday, June 28, RIA Novosti reported.
During the briefing, journalists asked state Department spokesman Heather Nauert comment published on Monday a White house statement that the US is watching the preparations for a chemical attack by the Syrians. It also asked whether Washington “to say something specifically about chemical weapons.” “No,” replied Nauert.
“[The evidence] would not allow. Because it is viewed as an issue of intelligence. As you know, sometimes such issues, details of which we don’t get bogged down. But, of course, this topic has attracted the attention of the US government at the highest level,” said Neuert.
An earlier edition of the Daily Beast reported that U.S. Secretary of state Rex Tillerson before the publication of the White house statements on Syria contacted the Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov. Us Secretary of state told Lavrov that the use of chemical weapons would have consequences.
June 26, the White house said that the Syrian government is preparing another attack using chemical weapons. The United States administration warned that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his army “will pay a high price” if it commits such an attack.
In April the city of Khan shaykhun was dumped chemical munitions, which killed 87 people, injured about 200. The Syrian opposition and Western countries accuse the air force attack the government troops. In Damascus said that the army did not use and not to use chemical weapons on the battlefield.
The President of the United States Donald trump ordered three days later to launch a missile attack on the airfield shirt used by Syrian government aircraft. In all there were 58 cruise missiles.