Ministry of defense: the United States are increasing in the middle East the carriers of cruise missiles for attack on Syria
The Russian defense Ministry said that in parallel with the preparation of staging the use of chemical weapons, which was previously reported, the United States is increasing in the middle East the number of carriers of cruise missiles.
“On August 25 in the Mediterranean sea entered the USS Ross, with 28 Tomahawk missiles, whose range allows you to strike throughout Syria,” — said the official representative of the Ministry of defense Igor Konashenkov.
Earlier in the Persian Gulf has arrived the USS “the Sullivans” with 56 cruise missiles. In addition, at the airbase “al-Udeid air base” in Kuwait flew the strategic bomber b-1, equipped with 24 cruise missiles JASSM.
The US action, according to Mr. Konashenkov, indicate the intention of the US to launch strikes against Syria, taking advantage of the dramatization of “chemical attack”. According to the Russian military, staged in the province of Idlib, which is controlled by Syrian opposition forces, are planning to organize the militants, “Hayat Tahrir Al-sham” — one of the offshoots of banned terrorist organization “dzhebhat an-Nusra”. In addition to them, to take part in a dramatization, according to the Russian Federation, employees of British intelligence.