The British military forces on the island of Cyprus are in a state of high alert. The liveuamap live portal reports on the unusual activity of British aviation in the area of the Akrotiri military base. According to the Evening Standard, in Cyprus Typhoon fighters and Tornado jet bombers are based.
As the information portal Al Sura notes, the military of Great Britain, the United States and France are preparing to strike at Syria in response to the alleged use of chemical weapons in the Syrian city of the Duma. Interfax quoted the Turkish media as saying that Western countries could strike in the next 24 hours.
Reports of the activity of the British armed forces in the eastern Mediterranean come amid the movement of American ships. Tomorrow the shock group led by the USS Harry S. Truman aircraft carrier will leave for the region, and then the USS Porter missile destroyer. Now the USS Donald Cook is flying in the water area.
Meanwhile, the White House informed that US President Donald Trump had discussed with the Prime Minister Teresa May the situation in Syria. They condemned the contemptuous attitude of the Syrian authorities towards the lives of people and agreed to "prevent further use of chemical weapons."