The Pentagon denied the retraction of the delivery of cruise missiles to Syria
Pentagon spokesman, US Erich Pachon denied Agency TASS contraction of the us carriers of cruise missiles to Syria for attack on forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad.
“I can tell you is the fact that the Russian reports about the buildup of military capabilities of States in the Eastern Mediterranean are nothing short of propaganda. They are wrong”, — quotes Agency the statement Pahana. He stressed that “this does not mean that the US is not ready to give an answer, if the President [of the United States Donald trump] will give a direct indication to do so”.
Of contraction to Syria carriers of cruise missiles, the US on Monday said the Ministry of defence. The official representative of the military Department Igor Konashenkov said on 25 August in the Mediterranean sea entered the USS Ross, with 28 cruise missiles Tomahawk, whose range allows you to strike at Syria. According to the Russian defense Ministry, is another proof that the US intends to use a staged chemical attack by militants, “Hayat Tahrir Al-sham” (the new name of the banned in Russia “Dzhabhat EN-Nusra”) for a strike on Syrian government forces.
According to Konashenkov, before that in the Persian Gulf arrived USS “the Sullivans” with 56 cruise missiles, and air base “El-Udeid air base” in Qatar deployed strategic bomber b-1 At United States air force with 24 cruise missiles “air-surface” JASSM.