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07.04.2017 - 10: 15

US spent rocket attack Syrian territory

On the night of Friday, the US attacked the base Shayrat in Homs province, 59 firing cruise missiles Tomahawk. President Donald Trump personally gave the order to strike at the airfield, where, according to the American side, allegedly began himataka in Idlib. As a result, American airstrikes killed four Syrian soldiers have deaths and injuries among civilians.

  • Under attack coalition Ten civilians were killed in Syria

    Aviation US-led international coalition has dealt another blow to the civilian population in Syria - this time with an air attack near the town of Raqqa held by Islamists killed civilians 10.

    It blows on the locality Huneyda located west of Raqqa, according to TASS referring to the "Al-Jazeera".

    On the eve of several civilians, including children, were killed in a massive strike US cruise missiles "Tomahawk" on the Syrian air base Shayrat - it is reported the Syrian media.

    Strikes on civilians Western coalition does not only in Syria but also in Iraq. So, as a result of the bombing of western Mosul there have been destroyed to 70% of houses. Authorities liberated the city stated that the coalition led by the United States is responsible for the deaths of civilians during application mistaken airstrikes.

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  • Kerry saw the benefits of diplomacy aimed at Syria

    Former US Secretary of State Dzhon Kerri said that the attack cruise missiles at an air base in Syria could give a new impetus to the negotiations on Syria, said a diplomat close to the source.

    According to these data, Kerry "absolutely supports" hit the US president Donald Trump and "glad that it happened quickly," writes Politico.

    The publication notes that the political opponents of Trump from the Democratic Party of the USA in the majority unconditionally supported the attack on Syria - something that obviously wanted, but could not make the ex-president, Barack Obama.

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  • Has undergone a US strike in Syria airport fully reopened

    Military air base of the Syrian Arab army Shayrat on which on Friday were launched dozens of cruise missiles "Tomahawk", fully restored its work; Syrian fighter jets take off and land safely.

    The first few aircraft have already fulfilled his assignment and returned to the airport, we are currently running maintenance and refueling machines, RIA "Novosti".

    The web published photos pilots have resumed flights from the airbase.

    The fact that, despite the massive blow, runway airport was not damaged, before US Secretary of State rightly observes Rex Tillerson.

    According to some observers, the US attack did not involve the application of the actual damage or Syria, let alone Russian troops and forces - it was only about the psychological impact.

    At the same time, the Pentagon said the destruction of 20 aircraft as well as air defense systems. According to Syrian sources, the damage is much less.

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  • Pushkov: Terms of talks with the US are worse than under Kerry

    The conditions for talks with the US on Syria before the announced visit of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in Moscow was even worse than under his predecessor, John Kerry, the chairman of the Federation Council commission on information policy Alexei Pushkov.

    "US first attacked Syria and expressed readiness for new activities. The conditions for the talks in Moscow were even worse than under Kerry "- Pushkov wrote on Twitter.

    In turn, the head of the Federation Council Committee on Defense and Security Viktor Ozerov called it unlikely that the US will repeat attacks.

    "Almost at the same time we voiced statements of the American side that they hope to continue cooperation with us in Syria. It is hard to believe that they are counting on is the repetition of strokes "- Ozerov said, as quoted by RIA" Novosti ".

    Tillerson is expected to visit Moscow in April 11-12.

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  • McCain called the Russian "such as bad, like Asad"

    Senator Dzhon Makkeyn in a television interview accused Russia that it is as bad as Bashar Asad, who allegedly helped with "barrelnymi bombs."

    In a CNN interview, McCain suggested that the Russians could know about the intentions of the Syrian authorities to use "chemical weapons", because they are an ally of Bashar al-Assad. In addition, "Russia has shelled a hospital in Aleppo, precision weapons," said Senator Russophobia. "They [the Russian] as bad as Assad. They helped with Assad barrelnymi bombs. Blanch it over and over again, "- said McCain.

    The senator did not say where he got the information about the shelling of hospitals Russia in Aleppo (information on this emanating earlier by the militants, were not confirmed), and as well as, most importantly, why Russia was helping the Syrian military with "barrel bomb" - homemade aviasnaryadami that Damascus supporters had used when conventional ammunition were running low. Barrel bombs are not banned by any international instrument.

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  • The Russian frigate "Caliber" returned to the Navy connection from the coast of Syria

    Black Sea Fleet frigate "Admiral Grigorovich," re-entered into the permanent connection of the Navy in the Mediterranean Sea after taking part in joint exercises with Turkey, said the head of the department of information support of the Black Sea Fleet Captain First Rank Vyacheslav Trukhachev.

    Frigate, under the command of captain third rank Anatoly Velichko played the role of the host of the ship during an informal visit to the Turkish Navy squadron in Novorossiysk and took part in Russo-Turkish naval exercises such as «PASSEX», RIA "Novosti".

    Besides cruise missiles "Caliber-NK" ship is armed defense missile system "Calm-1", A gun mount-190 100 mm caliber, flak, torpedo and may receive Ka-27 (or Ka-31).

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  • Cuba condemns US attack on Syria

    Havana undertaken condemns US missile attack military base in Syria's government forces in the province of Homs, the incident is a gross violation of the UN Charter, said Deputy Foreign Minister Rogelio Sierra Cuba.

    In its statement broadcast in the newspaper Granma, said that the US actions exacerbate the conflict in Syria and the region as a whole, which distances the prospect of its settlement through the diplomatic channel, reports TASS.

    "This illegal military action undertaken in circumvention of the UN, is a serious and flagrant violation of the UN Charter, international law and the sovereignty of the state", - said in a statement.

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  • Kadyrov: US their actions have made a generous gift IG

    The head of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov condemned the attack on the US air base in Syria, calling it a generous gift to the terrorists "Islamic State *", which in the region is now open road.

    Kadyrov said that as a result of a US strike killed up to ten aircraft Syrian Air Force, the terrorists open road. According to the head of Chechnya, the United States has never brought peace and freedom of the peoples, as due to American action killed millions of Vietnamese, Afghans, Iraqis, Libyans. Kadyrov said that it was the US bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and the world does not dare to say anything against Washington, said in a statement in Instagram Kadyrov.

    The head of Chechnya said that the Syrian authorities in the wine himatake not been proved in Idlib.

    "But where is the evidence that these weapons applied by the order of al-Assad? Why Assad chemical attack, if he did not use it in the most critical time for yourself? What is the benefit of Assad chemical attack? He knows that the whole world will condemn such a move, know that can be hard measures ", - wrote Kadyrov.

    According to him, the actions of the Americans in Syria and the killing of civilians does not bother the European Parliament and PACE, which at the same time "to respond to every sneeze in Russia." Kadyrov reminded about Russia's role in Syria. As the head of Chechnya, Russia is in the SAR legally, while Russian forces were able alone to do what could not be a coalition led by the United States: a terrorist group "Islamic State *" weakened, initiated the negotiation process, there is a liberation of the towns from terrorists and provides assistance to the population.

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  • Tillerson: The runway at RAF Shayrat Syria has not suffered

    As a result of a missile strike by US air base Shayrat in the Syrian province of Homs runway airport was not damaged, US Secretary of State acknowledged Rex Tillerson.

    According to him, the band can still be used, because it is not a goal kick. At the same time, Tillerson said US missiles destroyed a fifth of the seventh division of the Syrian Air Force, RIA "Novosti".

    Statement Tillerson sounded after being taken off from an airfield Shayrat on a combat mission survived the impact US fighters that before preservation performances Secretary confirmed runway.

    US released on the basis of Shayrat 59 Tomahawk missiles on Friday night. As a result of strike killed at least 10 people, destroyed about a dozen aircraft.

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  • Tillerson: Xi Jinping with the understanding attitude to the US strike in Syria

    Xi Jinping leader reacted to the US strike on Syria government forces airbase "understanding", said Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.

    According Tillerson, chairman of China said that the US understands the impact motifs on Syria "because of the death of children", reports RIA "Novosti"

    Chinese leader also expressed the hope to strengthen China-US relations. According to him, China and the US have reached an understanding on many issues that are key to friendship.

    "Over time, we will make great efforts in terms of historical responsibility and the creation of soil for the prosperity of both peoples," - Xi Jinping said.

    Chinese leader also thanked Trump for the reception and said that the US president has made all for the maximum comfort of the Chinese delegation.

    Earlier it was reported that Trump briefed Xi on strike on Syria to the joint dinner of leaders in Florida at the time of the first attack.

    Currently, China is the leader with a visit to the US, which is negotiating with Trump.

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  • Tillerson: US disappointed Russian reaction to the strike in Syria

    Russia's reaction to the US attack on Syrian Air Force base in Zomsom disappointing, said US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.

    The Secretary of State noted that while this reaction was expected. Tillerson said that sounding statements from Moscow say that Russia continues to support Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, according to RIA "Novosti".

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  • Western experts have said about the wine himatake opposition in Idlib

    A number of German experts in the field of research in the Arab world believe that the chemical attack in Iblibe was absolutely unprofitable Syrian President Bashar Assad, and it would be advantageous for the opposing forces of the opposition, which are all less can oppose the government forces.

    In particular, professor at the Center for Research in the Arab world at the University of Mainz, Günter Mayer believes that using himataki in Idlib opposition is trying to regain lost ground and to seek external support, reports Deutsche Welle.

    "This gas attack may be beneficial only to armed opposition groups. They are pressed against the wall, and they have practically no chance of a military response to the regime. And, as shown by the recent reaction of US President Trump, such actions allow them to re-enlist the support of opponents of Assad "- the professor said.

    At the same time, the German experts believe that the Syrian opposition may lie responsibility for other chemical attacks that Western countries have wrongly attributed the Syrian authorities.

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  • The Pentagon has received from Russia a note on the termination of the "hot line" channels

    Pentagon spokesman Michel Baldansa confirmed the receipt of the Russian notes the termination of the work channels "hot line" communications between the military of the two countries.

    "We have received correspondence from Moscow, but will not go into its details," - leads the RIA "Novosti" statement by the US Department of Defense.

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  • Media: airbase Shayrat took off Syrian aircraft

    The two fighters Syrian Air Force took off from the airport at an air base in the province of Homs Shayrat who underwent US strike last night, media reported.

    According to the Internet portal "Elaphite" fighters took off for a combat mission. In this case, the aircraft could take off from a runway as it practically does not get damaged, reports TASS.

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  • Venezuela condemns US attack on Syria

    Venezuela's Foreign Ministry issued a statement condemning the US Navy strike on Syrian airbase Shayrat in Homs province.

    The report said that the impact of the United States constitutes an aggression against a sovereign state. It is noted that Washington violated the principles and purposes of the UN Charter concerning the territorial integrity and self-determination of peoples and the requirements of non-interference in the affairs of other states, according to RIA "Novosti".

    "Venezuela is concerned that the imperial factors could justify and legitimize the military intervention, when the responsibility for the actions of terrorist and extremist groups can be attributed to the Syrian government by false evidence", - said in a statement the Foreign Ministry of Venezuela.

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  • Chief of the US Armed Forces Staff and the head of the General Staff of Russia discussed the attack on Syria

    Chairman of the Joint Committee of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff Dzhozef Danford discussed a US strike on the basis of Shayrat in Syria with the head of the Russian General Staff Valeriem Gerasimovym, the representative of the American administration.

    According to him, the conversation Chief of Staff was professional and focused on the situation in Syria, RIA "Novosti".

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  • Published pictures of the affected "Tomahawks" purposes on the basis of Shayrat

    On imagesatintl.com website published satellite images of Syrian airbase Shayrat after a massive strike by American missiles "Tomahawk". The photo you specify which goals were supposedly affected.

    The pictures were taken after about 10 hours after stroke. Experts ISI organization, studied the images say that all were amazed 44 goals, some of them, perhaps twice, said in a statement on imagesatintl.com site.

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  • The Pentagon was going to investigate the involvement of Russia to "himatake" in Idlib

    US Department of Defense is going to conduct an investigation in order to examine the possible involvement of Russia to the "chemical attack" in Syria, told the media after a closed briefing at the Pentagon.

    Two senior Pentagon officials said they had no information about whether Russia in the incident in Idlib and whether it was known to Russians involved about the "attack." But they believe that, as the Russian air base used Syrian, the Russians were aware of all Syrian aircraft departures, reports TASS referring to CNN.

    The Pentagon also suggest that in the province of Idlib made two air strikes - the first with the help of chemical weapons, and the other in order to hide the traces of its use. The United States hopes to find out who was piloting the aircraft.

    US used allegedly carried out by Syrian forces in himataku Khan Shaykhun in the province of Idlib as an argument for the application of massive missile attack on the Syrian base in the province of Homs.

    At the same time in Moscow, said that the impact of US cruise missiles were prepared in advance, and the decision on it was made even before the events in Idlib.

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  • Trump informed Xi Jinping on strike on Syria at the time of the attack

    President Donald Trump informed President Xi Jinping on strike on Syria to the joint dinner of leaders in Florida at the time of the first attack, said the White House spokesman.

    "The first blow was 20.30 (3.30 MSK), informed President Hu," - said a spokesman for the White House, adding that this was before the joint dinner the leaders of the two countries, RIA "Novosti".

    US attacked Syria without UN approval. A number of countries have been informed of Washington's actions. The Kremlin explained that Moscow had been warned about striking the existing channels of information exchange.

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  • Mosul authorities have stated on the application of IG poison gas against civilians

    Terrorists "Islamic State *" used against civilians in Mosul, poison gas, the head of the city municipality Abdel Sattar Al-Habu.

    "Daishev today used the shells to combat poison gas, chlorine, against civilians and government forces, which are already in the liberated areas and Matachin Yarmuk", - transmits his words to RIA "Novosti".

    He noted that the casualty is no data.

    Earlier, the World Health Organization reported that at least 12 people, including women and children, are treated from the effects of application in Mosul Iraqi chemical weapons. Patients admitted to the hospital of the city of Erbil in March 1.

    In March, the terrorists also used poison gas against Iraqi military during the fighting in the center of Mosul. In November last year, Ankara stated that the IG * use chemical weapons if the missile fire on positions of the "Free Syrian Army" in the north of Syria.

    Recall, the West troubled no proven use of "chemical weapons" Syrian government forces in Idlib, but, according to the Russian Defense Ministry, cool relates to the same problem in Mosul. The Russian Foreign Ministry believes that the stuffing of chemical weapons in Damascus needed to deprive the Syrian armies of their main advantages - air support.

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  • White House assured in hitting the target of rockets fired at 59 Syria

    None of 59 American cruise missiles "Tomahawk", running on the airbase Shayrat in the Syrian province of Homs, are not missed, said a White House spokesman.

    According to him, "all 59 hit the target", reports TASS.

    This statement is at odds with even the Pentagon's opinion, saying that one rocket still not hit its target. The Russian Ministry of Defense believe that the air base were able to reach only 23 from 59 missiles.

    The Pentagon also argued that the order could destroy 20 combat aircraft and missiles "ground - air".

    According to Syrian sources it has been destroyed just by 6 9 to aircraft type MiG-23 and 22-Su.

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  • Russia has notified the United States to suspend the communication link with the Pentagon on Syria

    Military attache at the US Embassy in Moscow, presented a note on the suspension of the memorandum on security and the prevention of incidents in the skies over Syria, according to the Ministry of Defense of Russia.

    Suspension will take effect from MSK 0.00 8 April, RIA "Novosti".

    The decision to suspend the operation of a memorandum Russia adopted after a massive strike by US cruise missiles Air Force Base Shayrat Syria.

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  • The White House called a "point of contact" with Russia on Syria

    Russia and the United States can come to an agreement on the fight against IG * and the prohibition of chemical weapons in Syria, said a White House spokesman.

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  • Zakharov explained US strike on Syria American "Games of Thrones"

    US missile strike on Syrian air base linked to internal political struggle in Washington, where various "clans" can not accept the election results, said Russian Foreign Ministry spokesman Maria Zakharova in NTV.

    "I would call what we see today, the American" Thrones games. " It is a war of clans domestic, military and financial, political and financial institutions, which can not take the election results ", - transfers its words" Interfax ".

    She added that the US actions were pointless and dangerous, and the strategy on Syria, Washington is missing.

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  • Permanent representative of the United States declared its readiness to further action the Pentagon in Syria

    The US military is ready for further action in Syria, but Washington hopes that will not be necessary, said the United States Permanent Representative to the UN Nikki Heyli at the Security Council meeting of the World Organization in connection with a rocket attack on the Pentagon Army Arab Republic.

    Meanwhile, White House spokesman at the press conference said that the US president, Donald Trump will not disclose a way forward in Syria, RIA "Novosti".

    At a meeting of the UN Security Council Haley also said that the US "had full legal right to strike on Syria." What are the international standards, allowing an attack on a sovereign state without UN sanction, it has in mind, not Haley explained.

    Haley stated that Russia was responsible for the situation in Syria, because it does not react to the "crimes of Assad" (what we recall, has not been proved).

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  • MFA: stuffing of chemical weapons near Damascus needs to "landing" of the Syrian aircraft

    Untested stuffing about the presence of chemical weapons Damascus made to deprive the government troops air support to the armed opposition, said the Russian Foreign Ministry.

    "The goals of even the" Friends of Syria "untested stuffing is quite obvious - by any means" to land "the Syrian air force and, thereby, depriving the opposition in favor of the government forces of their main advantages - air support", - said in a statement on the Foreign Ministry website.

    It is noted that for the same purpose several times under different pretexts offered to create in Syria 'no-fly zone. "

    The Foreign Ministry also pointed out that in reality the chemical weapons in Syria has repeatedly used just "opposition," which has been proven.

    At the same time during an emergency UN Security Council meeting on Syria's deputy ambassador to Russia Vladimir Safronkov he said the United States, France and Britain are obsessed with the overthrow of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, according to RIA "Novosti".

    "This is clearly evidenced by malevolent, undiplomatic behavior and performance ambassador to England. Mr. (Matthew) Rycroft, cease to operate with low-grade, non-professional arguments and accusations against my country. Once again, I warn you, do not even try to embroil us with the Arab world, it will not work ", - the Russian diplomat said.

    It is about Rycroft statement, which called on Russia "to listen to the other members of the UN Security Council" and cease to block the resolution on Damascus.

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  • Poroshenko supported the US missile attack on Syria

    The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko had a telephone conversation with US Vice President Mike Pence, which supported the US actions in Syria.

    "In a telephone conversation with the Vice President Mike Pence expressed support for US action to prevent the Assad regime of crimes against the Syrian people," - Poroshenko said in his Twitter.

    Earlier, the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry also issued a statement in which he supported the missile attack on the US air base in Syria.

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  • The United States reported on the results of an attack on the air base in Syria

    As a result of massive strike by cruise missiles "Tomahawk" on the Air Force Base Shayrat Syria managed to destroy about 20 combat aircraft and missiles "ground - air", said at the Pentagon.

    Information about the victims of the attack at the Pentagon is not stated in the American Ministry of Defense, reports RIA "Novosti".

    In this case, there claiming to continue to support the communication channel with Russia to prevent incidents in the skies over Syria. Recall, after the attack on Shayrat the Russian side decided to suspend the operation of a memorandum.

    According to open sources, as a result of the attack the Americans managed to destroy only from the 6 9 to aircraft type MiG-23 and 22-Su.

    Recall, on the orders of the US president Donald Trump US destroyers "Ross" and "Porter" from the Eastern Mediterranean struck a massive missile attack on the base Shayrat in Homs province. The base was attacked 59 cruise missiles Tomahawk. Moreover, according to the Defense Ministry, to the base of the rocket flew only 23. Some of them fell on the settlements. 10 people, including four children, were killed.

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  • Permanent representative of Bolivia called the US attack on Syria is a flagrant violation of the UN Charter

    Missile attack by the United States on the air base in Syria is a flagrant violation of the UN Charter, said the Permanent Representative of Bolivia, to convene an emergency meeting of the Security Council of the World Organization, Sacha Llorente.

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  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs responded to the allegations of "chemical weapons" on the US air base attacked in Syria

    Allegations that the air base in the Syrian province of Homs, according to which the earlier Washington suffered a rocket attack was the nerve gas sarin, unproven, said director of the department on non-proliferation and arms control, the Russian Foreign Ministry Mikhail Ulyanov.

    "There are currently allegations that were subjected to missile attack Syrian airbase was drained chemical sarin agent unsubstantiated", - transmits his words TASS.
    He called these statements "clumsy attempt" to justify going against the norms of international law acts.

    Ulyanov also said that Russia's accusations of covering up the use of chemical weapons - is a lie.

    "As for accusations that Russia supposedly covers the use of chemical weapons in Damascus Khan Shaykhun 4 April this year it is shameless lie", - the diplomat said.

    He added that Moscow favors a thorough investigation into the matter, calling not to make "irresponsible statements" which are based on unverified information from "compromised sources", such as "White Helmets", "who have repeatedly been caught outright fakes and staged stunts. "

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  • Medvedev on Trump: Remains election fog dissipated

    Instead election the thesis of the joint struggle against the "Islamic State *" administration of US President Donald Trump went on to a fierce fight against the legitimate government of Syria, Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev.

    "All. election mist scattered remnants. Instead replicated thesis on the joint fight against the main enemy - LIH * ( "* Islamic state") Trump administration proved to be fiercely fight with the legitimate government of Syria, "- he wrote on his page on the social network" VKontakte ".

    He added that the attack on Syria by the United States has been made without the approval of the United Nations "in a hard conflict with the norms of international law" and "own procedures," according to which the military operation was originally to be notified Congress. Furthermore, according to Medvedev, the attack committed "on the verge of military clashes with Russia."

    "No one is exaggerating the value of pre-election promises, but there are limits of decency. They were absolute disbelief. That very sad for our utterly spoiled relations. And, of course, it is gratifying for terrorists, "- said Medvedev.

    He also noted that this "military action," the White House has once again proved that the lack of independence and dependence on "the views of the Washington establishment." Moreover, it is strongly criticized in the inaugural speech Donald Tramp. The existing machine power, according to the Russian prime minister, broke campaign setup Trump for two and a half months.

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  • Media: In subjected to an "himatake" Khan Shaykhun caused new airstrikes

    Syrian government forces or the Russian VKS dealt new blows city Khan Shaykhun Western media claims with reference to the opposition fighters and their support "human rights defenders".

    The attack was a combat aircraft, Reuters reported with reference to the so-called Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (London organization, consisting of one person, who allegedly received information from sources in Syria).

    According to an eyewitness, quoted by the agency it was hit about 11 am Friday. On any unknown victims.

    According to the UN, as a result of allegedly carried out a chemical attack in the Syrian city of Khan Shaykhun province of Idlib victims were 84 people, including children 27, 545 more people were injured.

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  • The US said on hitting the target from the 58 59 «tomahawks" issued on Syria

    Only one of the 59 missiles "Tomahawk", issued by the destroyer "Porter" and "Ross" on the Air Force Base Shayrat Syria, do not hit the target, according to sources in the US Defense Department.

    On it informs RIA "Novosti".

    Before that, in the Russian Defense Ministry said that the American missile attack on Syrian air base in the province of Homs had extremely low combat effectiveness - objectives achieved only 23 from 59 missiles.

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  • The Pentagon has urged Russia to return to dialogue to ensure safety in Syria

    Pentagon spokesman Michel Baldansa said that the United States hopes to maintain contacts with Russian safety in Syria, and expect a similar reaction from Moscow.

    According to a Pentagon spokesman, the dialogue to ensure that safety is beneficial to all parties operating in the airspace of Syria "in order to avoid accidents and mistakes," the RIA "Novosti".

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  • Damascus: US attacked the main command post of the Syrian army to fight with IG

    US launched a missile attack on the main command post of the Syrian government troops to fight "Islamic State *", said a political advisor to Syrian President Buseyna Shaaban.

    She said that for such actions of the one who did it, "should be put on a par with the terrorists." "It's a treacherous blow, and Syria and its allies will respond to it coordinated steps" - conveys the words of its RIA "Novosti".

    She said that the attack was followed by Washington immediately after the critical success of the Syrian army on the eastern outskirts of Damascus, and in the province of Hama, where large bandit attacks were repulsed.

    Shaaban also criticized the position of the Arab and Western countries, who welcomed the US missile strike.

    "Any Syrian or Arab, who supported this aggression is a traitor," - she said.

    Note that the President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan said earlier that a strike on Syrian forces is not enough.

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  • UN Security Council session is scheduled in connection with the US missile strike on Syria

    The UN Security Council will hold a meeting in connection with a massive rocket attack on US-based Syrian armed forces in Homs province on Friday, said well-informed diplomatic sources.

    The meeting is scheduled for 18.30 MSK, RIA "Novosti".

    In addition, according to a diplomatic source, Russia shall convene an extraordinary meeting of the Task Force on ceasefire MTT in connection with the attack on the US air base in Syria, which is scheduled for 18.00 MSK.

    He added that at an extraordinary meeting of the task force will discuss "recent developments on the ground in connection with the attack on the US air base in Al-Shayrat".

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  • Frigate "Admiral Grigorovich" from "Movement" headed for the coast of Syria

    Frigate "Admiral Grigorovich" restock Novorossiysk and headed into the Mediterranean Sea, where the item will go to the logistics of the Russian Navy in Syria's Tartus, said a military-diplomatic source in Moscow.

    "As part of the campaign of the Russian ship, armed with cruise missiles" Caliber ", docked at the point of the MTO in the Syrian Tartus", - transmits his words TASS.

    He noted that the ship headed for the Syrian shores after replenished their inventories in Novorossiysk and participated in joint exercises with Turkey in the Black Sea. On Friday about 14.00 he had to enter into the Mediterranean Sea. The duration of the campaign frigate to Syrian shores is still unknown, and "depends on the situation."

    "In any case, (the duration of the campaign) will be more than one month", - said the source.

    Previous trek frigate was finished recently - 2 March, he entered the Mediterranean Sea, 31 March returned to Novorossiysk.

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  • Erdogan considered a massive US strike on Syria inadequate

    Turkey welcomes the United States' actions, which caused a massive missile attack on Syrian airbase Shayrat in the province of Homs, and at the same time counting on the continuation of US operations, said Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

    Erdogan admitted that followed the US operation in Syria since 04.00. However, he refused to consider the American side action sufficient, according to RIA "Novosti".

    Turkey's president promised to "always protect Syrian civilians" and use all features.

    He also called for a no-fly zone in Syria, an area 4-5 thousand sq. Kilometers, on which long insisted Ankara.

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  • Warsaw supported the US missile strike on Syria

    Polish Foreign Ministry expressed support for US action in Syria, said that Warsaw proportionate response to the alleged perfect himataku, said in a statement the ministry.

    "According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the operation carried out by the United States against the Syrian Air Force base in the province of Homs, was proportional and correct answer to the barbaric attack using chemical weapons," - RIA "Novosti" agency statement.

    Moreover, the Polish Foreign Ministry specified that this attack was carried out because of the alleged use of chemical weapons Syrian aircraft, but information about it transferred Warsaw Washington.

    Polish Foreign Ministry said that "the decision of the president of the United States, Donald Trump was a strong and clear signal" on the prevention of further proliferation and use of chemical weapons. At the same time Warsaw urged parties to the conflict "to refrain from actions that will lead to a further escalation of tension.

    Earlier, the "full support" for the US actions as stated by the president of Poland Andzhey Duda. Supported by the US and other Western countries, and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg did said the Syrian authorities bear the full responsibility for a massive missile attack on the United States Air Force Base Shayrat.

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  • With the Daily Mail site lost article about the US plans to organize himataku in Syria

    From the British newspaper Daily Mail article from the site disappeared in January 29 2013, under the headline "US support for the plan to carry out a chemical attack in Syria and lay the blame for this on the Assad regime"; author of the material Luiz Boyl wrote that himataka become a pretext for strengthening the operations of the coalition led by the United States in Syria.

    The newspaper wrote with reference to themselves in the public domain e-mails of two high-ranking officials of the company Britam Defence, based in Britain. The correspondence stated that the White House approved the holding of a chemical attack in Syria, in which you can be accused Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, according to RIA "Novosti".

    At the same time, according to the published correspondence, use of chemical weapons Syrian rebel forces to finance Qatar.

    It has been reported that the correspondence "leaked" to the fault of the Malaysian hacker network.

    Daily Mail has not yet answered the question of why this article disappeared from the publication site.

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  • The consequences of a missile attack by the US military government base in Syria

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  • The number of casualties in the Syrian himataki Khan Shaykhun reached 84 people

    As a result of a chemical attack in the Syrian city of Khan Shaykhun Idlib province killed 84 people, including children 27, 545 more people were wounded, said a spokesman for the World Health Organization Tariq Yazarevich.

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  • NATO Secretary-General has called the Syrian authorities responsible for US strike

    The Syrian authorities are responsible for the fact that the United States on Friday night caused a massive missile attack on an air base Shayrat, said NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg.

    According to him, the US attack occurred after the "use of chemical weapons in Khan Shaykhun, the victims of which dozens of people were," RIA "Novosti".

    Recall, the US is groundless and unsubstantiated blaming the Syrian authorities in the use of chemical weapons in Idlib, on the orders of the US president Donald Trump struck a massive blow to the base of Shayrat in Homs province, which, according to recent data, 10 people died. The Kremlin said that the US strikes de facto applied for the benefit of terrorist organizations.

    However, Stoltenberg said that "NATO supports all international efforts aimed at achieving peace and a political solution in Syria."

    According to a source in NATO, US Secretary of Defense Dzheyms Mettis informed Stoltenberg before striking on base in Syria.

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  • Ministry of Defense published a video shot with an air strike on the effects of the US base in Syria

    The Russian Defense Ministry has published a video on which photographed the effects of the US air strikes on Syrian government airbase Shayrat.

    In the video, filmed from the air, visible effects of blows inflicted on the Syrian base hangars. It is also noticeable that the runway is almost not affected.

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  • The Defense Ministry revealed the principle of the Russian air defense in Syria

    Russian air defense system to Syria organized on the principle of on-site cover; S400, S300 and complex "Carapace-S1" reliably protect Russia's points-based air, the official representative of the Ministry of Defense, Major-General Igor Konashenkov.

    Defense officials said that C-400 and "carapace" cover the Russian air group at the airport "Hmeymim". In addition, another group of air defense systems S-300 and "armor" protects the point of logistics of the Russian Navy in Tartus, according to RIA "Novosti".

    Konashenkov stressed that the combat crews of Russian air defense systems in Syria are on duty around the clock.

    The Defense Ministry also announced their intention to strengthen and improve the efficiency of air defense systems to Syria.

    Note by the American Ministry of Defense according to a massive missile attack on Syrian airbase Shayrat had extremely low combat effectiveness: from the 59 23 only missiles flew from the destroyer of the US Navy air base to the Syrian Al-Shayrat where others fell 36 - is unknown.

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  • Damage based Shayrat after US missile strike was less than preliminary estimates

    The damage caused by the Syrian Air Force Base Shayrat in a US missile strike, was smaller than initially expected, according to the employee base.

    "It turned out all may not be as bad as it seemed at first. Because in the beginning there was a fire and went to smoke, plus we still can not travel anywhere because of the fact that there may be unexploded ordnance "- conveys the words of RIA" Novosti ".

    Prior to this, he also stated disabling all aircraft are based on.

    But it turned out to get to the air base agency reports, part of the aircraft, including five fighters after US missile strike has survived, also seriously damaged the runway. At the same time, eight sheds were destroyed along with equipment destroyed several warehouses with weapons near the runway.

    According to preliminary data, destroyed nine Syrian Air Force planes.

    Base employee explained that the exact extent of the damage is not yet clear, the surviving equipment is removed from the rubble.

    "It is clear that the affected aircraft munition filling and installation. Now comes the analysis of debris, all surviving machinery and equipment exported ", - told the officer the airbase. He added that in a warehouse fire continues, ammunition explosions are possible.

    Missile attack cruise missiles on the basis of "Shayrat" was struck on the night of Friday on the orders of the president of the United States, Donald Trump. In this case, the impact of steel justification unsubstantiated accusations against Damascus in the alleged use of chemical weapons in Idlib.

    As a result of the impact killed 10 soldiers, media reported nine casualties among civilians.

    Russia felt a blow to the air base an act of aggression by the US.

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  • Syrian armed opposition did not know about the impending US strike

    Head of the General Staff of the Free Syrian Army (FSA), Ahmad Berry said that the opposition did not know about the preparation of the American side of the rocket attacks on the airfield Shayrat in Homs province, however, expect such a step.

    Berry said that the airport was not Shayrat important objects, according to RIA "Novosti".

    However, he argues that it is from this airport allegedly flew planes with chemical weapons, which was applied in Idlib.

    Chief of Staff of the Syrian rebels expressed hope that the US will decide to put new air strikes on the positions of Syrian government troops.

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  • Moscow suspected Washington of preparing strikes on Syria before the events in Idlib

    Russian Foreign Ministry spokesman Maria Zakharova said that the attack by American cruise missiles on the Syrian government troops prepared in advance, the decision was taken in Washington, before the events in Idlib, which were simply used as an excuse for a show of force.

    "For any specialist it is clear that the decision to attack was made in Washington, before the events in Idlib, which were simply used as an excuse for a show of force," - said in Zakharova statement posted on the Russian MFA website.

    "In support of armed action Washington is completely distorted what happened in Idlib. The US side can not help but realize that the Syrian government forces did not use chemical weapons there. In Damascus, it simply does not exist, that has been repeatedly confirmed by qualified specialists, "- said Zakharov.

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  • The Kremlin responded to a question about the possible conversation Putin and Assad

    There are no plans of any Russian President Vladimir Putin's contacts with the Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad on the US missile attacks on the airfield in Syria, press secretary of the Russian president, Dmitry Peskov.

    "No, today there is nothing planned," - said Peskov, the question about the possibility of the relevant conversation, RIA "Novosti".

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  • EC: US ​​explained the EU missile strike on Syria

    Washington has informed the EU that airstrikes in Syria were designed to prevent "further use of chemical weapons," said the press service of the European Commission.

    In a statement, the EC said that the United States informed the European Union that the attacks were "limited" and their goal was to "prevent further ill-use of chemical weapons", reports TASS.

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  • Damascus: Change US presidents no impact on the policy of Washington

    Syrian authorities say a rocket attack on the US air base in the province of Homs Shayrat short-sighted and irresponsible, the change of American presidents had no effect on Washington's policy, declared the press-service of the head of the Syrian government of Bashar al-Assad.

    In the administration of Assad stated that the US missile strike only supports terrorists, RIA "Novosti".

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  • Putin and the Russian Security Council qualified the US attack on the base in Syria as an act of aggression

    President Vladimir Putin has discussed in detail with the permanent members of the Russian Security Council the situation in Syria after a massive US missile attack on an air base Shayrat in Homs province, Washington's actions qualify as an act of aggression contrary to international law, said the Kremlin.

    As the press-secretary of the Russian president, Dmitry Peskov, in the president's meeting with the Russian Security Council's deep concern over the inevitable negative consequences of such acts of aggression was expressed for common efforts in the fight against terrorism, RIA "Novosti".

    The meeting also expressed regret at the damage to the bilateral Russian-American relations.

    In addition, the issues of continuing operations of VKS Russia to support anti-terrorist operations Syrian armed forces.

    The meeting was attended by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, State Duma Speaker Vyacheslav Volodin, the head of the presidential administration, Anton Vaino, Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev, Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, Interior Minister Vladimir Kolokoltsev, FSB director Alexander Bortnikov, Director of the Foreign Intelligence Service Sergei Naryshkin, as well as the president's special envoy on environmental protection, ecology and transport Sergei Ivanov.

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  • Ukraine's Foreign Ministry has supported the US missile strike on Syria

    Ukraine's Foreign Ministry issued a statement in which it expressed support for US action in Syria.

    Ukraine's Foreign Ministry referred to the need "to prevent further war crimes" against civilians, it said in a statement on the site office.

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  • Kremlin: The memorandum with the United States about the flights in Syria has lost meaning after missile strike

    The sense of safety in Syria memorandum signed with the US in the autumn of 2015 years lost meaning after Washington decided to deliver a massive missile attack on an air base in Homs, said a spokesman for the Russian president, Dmitry Peskov.

    "The meaning of the memorandum, in fact, was lost last night with striking", - quotes him RIA "Novosti".

    Peskov said that in Syria the technological possibilities for the exchange of information on the impacts are, however, the exchange itself will not occur.

    Sand before it is reported that the Russian side has received advance warning of applying massive US missile strike on Syria. He explained that data received through existing channels of information exchange, and President Vladimir Putin, "no one called."

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  • Putin will hold a meeting of the Security Council on the US missile attack in Syria

    Press-secretary of the head of state Dmitriy Peskov said that Russian President Vladimir Putin will hold a prompt meeting with permanent members of Russia's Security Council, it will be a night dedicated to the US airbase Syrian missile attack.

    Press secretary of the Head of State added that Putin will also take place before the scheduled working meetings, reports TASS.

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  • US warned Russia on strike on Syria

    The Russian side has received advance warning of applying US massive missile attack on Syria, said a spokesman for the head of state, Dmitry Peskov, explaining that the data received through existing channels of information exchange, and President Vladimir Putin, "no one called."

    Asked about the possibility of expanding the Russian presence in Syria after the US attack, Peskov said that the present regime and the number of Russian servicemen determined by the Ministry of Defense in accordance with the Supreme Commander units, reports RIA "Novosti".

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  • Peskov replied to a question about the likelihood of cancellation of the visit Tillerson after the US strikes

    Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov forwarded to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the question of whether the US attack will affect the Air Force Base of Syria on a visit to Moscow, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.

    "Rex Tillerson rides at the invitation of Foreign Minister Lavrov. This question should be addressed to our colleagues in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs ", - RIA" Novosti "Peskov response to a question whether the US strikes on Syria to influence Tillerson's visit to Moscow.

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  • BI: The US Congress applauds Trump missile strikes on Syria

    Representatives of the Democratic and Republican parties in the US Congress "cautiously applauded" the US president Donald Trump after he ordered a missile strike on the Syrian air base in Homs, writes The Business Insider.

    As the leader of the Democratic minority in the Senate, Chuck Schumer was right to make it clear to the Syrian President Bashar Assad that he "will have to pay for these heinous atrocities», BI says.

    "Atrocities" Schumer, apparently refers to chemical attack in Idlib, the responsibility for which the United States wrongly conferred on Syrian government forces. Note that the terrorists in that province were producing infested with poisonous substances bombs for use in Syria and Iraq.

    However, this did not prevent the US authorities to bring charges against the Syrian authorities, and deliver a massive blow to the base of Shayrat in Homs province, which, according to recent data, killed four Syrian soldiers, two more were missing and six received burn injuries in during fire fighting.

    Schumer also said that the administration Trump should develop a strategy and to consult with Congress before its implementation.

    Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the US House of Representatives, a member of the Republican Party of Ed Roys also accused Assad to implement "disgusting chemical attack" and called for Trump's administration to move forward, working together with Congress.

    Republican Ted Cruz said that US military action in Syria are aimed at "the protection of vital interests of America in the field of national security, including decisive action to prevent the proliferation of chemical weapons in the hands of radical Islamic terrorists."

    Democratic senators Dick Durbin said that "it was a measured response" to the Syrian authorities.

    In a statement, Republican Dzhona Makkeyna, the text of which leads ABC News, says that Trump, in contrast to the previous administration led by Barack Obama, was able to take a decision in an important moment, and it deserves the support of the American people.

    We also add that, as stated in the Ministry of Defense of Russia, the US massive missile attack on Syrian airbase Shayrat in the province of Homs had extremely low combat effectiveness: from 59 missiles only 23 flew with the destroyers of the US Navy to the Syrian airbase Shayrat where the rest of 36 fell - is unknown.

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  • The number of victims of a US strike on the base in Syria has risen to ten people

    The High Command of the Armed Forces of Syria stated that in the course of a massive US air strike on the basis of Shayrat killed ten soldiers, meanwhile media reported nine casualties among civilians.

    As a result, caused the US missile strike killed ten employees of the Syrian army, leads the RIA "Novosti" a statement the officer who arrived at the airport.

    Meanwhile, SANA news agency reported that during the air strike killed nine civilians, including four children, according to TASS. Official confirmation of this information is not available.

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  • The Kremlin accused the US of a missile strike in the interests of the militants

    Press Secretary of the President of Russia, Dmitry Peskov, said that the US strikes on Syrian airbase de facto applied for the benefit of terrorist organizations.

    As the press secretary of the president of Russia, "the main objective is - it is helping the Syrian armed forces in the fight against terrorism," the RIA "Novosti".

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  • Zakharov said the obvious domestic political underpinnings of the US strike on Syria

    Official representative of Russian Foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova said that the missile attack on the US air base in Syria has obvious internal political overtones, on the situation in the world with each passing year more and more influenced by the domestic political landscape in Washington.

    "We have been told repeatedly emphasized at all levels, which, unfortunately, every year on the world situation is increasingly influenced by the domestic political situation and the domestic political landscape in Washington," - RIA "Novosti" statement Zakharova.

    "It's no secret that the new US president is not easy given the first few months in power, precisely because the different political institutions in the United States as much as possible counteract the work of the new administration," - said Zakharov.

    She stressed that "this affirmation at the expense of absolutely illogical, ill-conceived and meaningless in terms of the fight against international terrorism is dangerous actions (...) because it is contrary to the collective fight against international terrorism."

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  • Tusk called the US missile strike in Syria "necessary determination"

    The head of the European Council Donald Tusk called a massive missile attack on the United States' determination needed "basis of Syria's armed forces in response to an alleged chemical attack took place and said that the EU would work with the United States," to end the violence in Syria. "

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  • Defense: Before the Syrian base just flown from the 23 59 US missiles

    Massive US missile strike on Syrian air base in the province of Homs Shayrat had extremely low combat effectiveness, the official representative of the Russian Defense Ministry, Major-General Igor Konashenkov.

    Konashenkov said that the missiles only from the 59 23 flew with the destroyers of the US Navy air base to the Syrian Al-Shayrat where others fell 36 - is unknown, reports RIA "Novosti".

    The representative of the Russian Defense Ministry said that as a result of strike destroyed a warehouse of material and technical equipment, educational building, dining room, six were in the repair hangar MiG-23 aircraft and radar.

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  • Posted videos consequences of a US strike in Syria

    The film crew of VGTRK, including war correspondent Evgeny Poddubny, published a story about the consequences of a massive US missile strike on Syrian airbase Shayrat in Homs province, which killed seven people.

    Video published "Russian 24» TV channel.

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  • Expert: US missiles were out of sight of Russian S-400

    "None of SAM is not able to see the world at such a distance as a low-altitude aerial target", - he told the newspaper VIEW military expert, chief editor of "Arsenal of the Fatherland" Viktor Murakhovski.

    In Russian AFB Hmeymim Latakia deployed air defense system C-400. However, US missiles were "outside the zone of visibility," said the expert.

    Murakhovski explained that there is a distance of the radio horizon, ie the line of sight targets - depending on its height. "Given that the height of the cruise missile flight is less than 100 meters, the range of direct visibility is less than 60-65 km, even if the radar is lifted to the tower," - said the expert. Moreover, he reminded that there is still a mountain range.

    So that "no one in the SAM world, whether it is C-400," Patriot ", or any one else is able to see at a distance a low-altitude aerial target. This is physics, "- he concluded.

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  • When planning attacks in the United States to Syria tried not to affect the Russians

    US airstrikes on a military base in Syria carefully planned so as not to affect the Russian troops, said British Defense Secretary Maykl Fellon.

    He also urged not to see in the actions of the United States beginning of a new campaign, RIA "Novosti".

    Earlier on Friday, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that, apparently, the casualties among Russian troops at the US missile attacks on the airfield in Syria is not.

    Recall that in the UK expressed their full support for the US action in Syria. London called it "an adequate reaction to the barbaric attack of chemical weapons, the implementation of the Syrian government."

    It should be noted that the evidence alleged use of chemical weapons by the Syrian military in Idlib not. In this case, the terrorists in that province were producing infested with poisonous substances bombs for use in Syria and Iraq. However, this did not prevent the US authorities to bring charges against the Syrian authorities, and deliver a massive blow to the base of Shayrat in Homs province, which, according to recent data, killed seven people, including civilians, and caused considerable material damage: destroyed all the aircraft base Shayrat.

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  • Turkey welcomed the US air strikes on Syria

    Ankara sees positive US missile strikes on Syrian military base in Homs province, which killed seven people, said Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmush.

    Kurtulmush declared that the world "should support this position" with respect to the Syrian authorities. According to him, the President of Syria Bashar Asad "must be punished," the RIA "Novosti".

    Turkish Deputy Prime Minister also expressed the hope that the US action "will accelerate the achievement of peace in this country" and "to prevent further steps barbaric Assad."

    Accusations against the Syrian government forces in the alleged use of chemical weapons in Idlib are groundless, no investigation was conducted, and objective information about what happened no one has.

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  • Lavrov: In the US missile strike in Syria the Russians were not affected

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that, apparently, the casualties among Russian troops at the US missile attacks on the airfield in Syria is not.

    "As for casualties among Russian troops, something about them I know nothing, apparently, these were no casualties," - RIA "Novosti" words of Lavrov.

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  • Lavrov demanded to reveal the truth about the US decision to airstrikes on Syria

    The Russian side intends to demand disclosure of the truth about the United States taking a decision on the basis of application of air strikes on Syria, which killed people, said Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.

    Lavrov said that the US actions detrimental and so undermine relations between Moscow and Washington, but he expressed the hope that "these provocations will not lead to irreversible results", reports RIA "Novosti".

    The Minister said that the US did not bother to cite any facts confirming chemical attack in Syria's Idlib, referring only to the pictures and capitalizing on the children and the testimony of various non-governmental organizations, including the "all clear rogues of the so-called" White Helmets ", who are engaged in staged a variety of situations, then to provoke actions against the Syrian government. "

    Lavrov said the US action in Syria resemble the situation with the invasion of Iraq. The Russian minister stressed that the US airstrike was "an act of aggression under completely false pretenses."

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  • WP: Trump's actions in Syria are contrary to all previous statements

    Donald Trump, is strongly opposed to military intervention in the Middle East, after less than three months of taking office, US President suddenly changed his rhetoric.

    Americans are faced with the reality that they thought they would never see, reports Washington Post. And this reality - it's Donald Trump, undertaking selective military steps for humanitarian purposes and to do so without the approval of Congress.

    As the newspaper notes, during his election campaign, Trump harshly criticized the military intervention in the Middle East, reiterating that the war in Iraq was a catastrophic mistake. He even said that such military action could lead to a new world war. As the WP, he also spoke out against retaliation in the SAR after the use of chemical weapons by the Syrian government in the year 2013, adding that if Barak Obama decides to launch a military strike, he must get the approval of Congress.

    It was his promise not to pursue an aggressive foreign policy, and to focus on the inner persuaded voters during the election campaign, according to WP. After all, his temperament inspires serious concern, whether it is possible to entrust him with the country's leadership and its military might. But his anti-militarist statements overshadowed those concerns.

    However, current airstrikes in Syria runs counter to all previous statements Trump. After less than three months tenure as president, he "did not respond to an unprecedented event in Syria unprecedented level of power and provocation."

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  • The number of US air strike victims Shayrat base has grown to seven people

    Homs Governor Talal al-Barraza said that according to the latest data, seven people were killed in a massive air strike US aerodrome Shayrat, including two civilians

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  • Iran condemned the attack on the US air base in Syria

    Tehran has strongly condemned Washington's decision to strike cruise missiles at an air base in Syria, killing the Syrian military and civilians, it will only strengthen the positions of the terrorists and will further complicate the situation in the SAR, said the Iranian Foreign Ministry.

    The Iranian Foreign Ministry added that it continues to remain in the shadow of those who received the greatest benefit from the chemical attack on the outskirts of Idlib, according to RIA "Novosti" with reference to Press TV.

    Tehran said Iran over other countries affected by chemical weapons, and is strongly opposed to its use, but in this case, according to the authorities of Iran, chemical weapons were used as a pretext for unilateral military action.

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  • Merkel and Hollande blamed the events in Syria's Assad

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Fransua Olland laid responsibility for the situation in Syria personally to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, and expressed the need for the imposition of sanctions against Syria.

    In a joint statement, the politicians on the basis of a telephone conversation that took place on Friday morning, said that "crimes against its own population requires the imposition of sanctions as this and demanded France and Germany in the summer of 2013 years after the tragedy in Huta", reports RIA "Novosti".

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  • Expert: Foreign Ministry must make the world safe from collision with the US Russia

    "Our air defense systems are designed to protect the sky over our base in Tartus and Hmeymim area. But if we bring down the US missile over the whole territory controlled by the Syrian government forces, it threatens a direct clash with the United States, "- said the newspaper VIEW, Professor of Moscow State University, an expert on the Middle East, Vladimir Isayev.

    The current incident is "very dangerous. He provokes the aggravation of the situation in the Middle East and threatens a direct confrontation between Russia and the US "- said the expert.

    On Friday night, US President Donald Trump ordered Missile to Air Force Base Shayrat Syria, motivated by the fact that the alleged chemical attack with her was made in April 4.

    "These events are removed for our public euphoria over the election of the president of the Donald Trump" - said Isayev. "Trump, first of all, the US president, he pursues his goal and show by their actions that will be led by the same military-industrial complex, which requires justification for the money that MIC endless demands from American taxpayers," - said Isaev. The current missile strike was the "direct evidence of this relationship," he added.

    Further developments depend largely on from the actions of the different parties, including Russia. "While our air defense systems primarily designed to protect the sky over our base in Hmeymim and near Tartus», - the expert noted, recalling that since they are able to shoot down cruise missiles, there, of course, Americans do not climb. And in those areas where the US bombing, Russian air defense systems there.

    "The fact that we are in the eyes of our allies are beginning to lose its image. Because what is all this iron is in the territory of Syria, if it is not able to save an ally from attacks no matter what aircraft - said the expert. - On the other hand, if we go to this step, it will be close to the Caribbean crisis, threatening a direct clash between the US and Russia. "

    So that Russia and the United States, "if there were some kind of brains", the challenge is to prevent such a development, Isayev stressed. He noted that the discussion should take place not only by the UN Security line, for sure, it will go about this, and during the visit of US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. In any case, "now our Foreign Ministry should take some measures to protect the world from such a collision", - the expert said.

    The branch in Syria, where the Russians also operate Mine Action Center reported that no one was hurt. Meanwhile, the Russian Embassy in Syria checks were compatriots based Shayrat during a US missile strike.

    Syrian General Staff said six people were killed in the strike, several more were injured. Among the victims there are civilians, said the governor of Homs Talal al-Barraza.

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  • NYT: Trump Tricks with Russia will not pass on Syria

    The American edition says that although the US bombing in Syria give some advantages Trump administration, but carry serious risks.

    Causing air strikes in Syria, US President Donald Trump can relieve the feeling of confusion in his administration that emerged in recent years, says New York Times. It will also enable him to demand from Vladimira Putina to restrain or remove from office the President of Syria Bashar al-Assad, says the publication. In addition, it determines the content of the meeting, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson with the president of Russia.

    Chemical attack allegedly perpetrated by the Syrian government in Idlib, Trump forced the administration to act, former Assistant Secretary of State Anthony Blinken, US.

    During his election campaign, Trump called unwillingness Baraka Obamy tough response to the use of chemical weapons by the Syrian government in 2013, the symbol of American weakness that should never be repeated. Thus, the present actions were predetermined Trump, says the NYT.

    At the same time such US president steps are significant risks, the newspaper notes. The first is that Trump tricks with Russia will not pass through Syria. Putin is unlikely to accept a deal that would threaten its influence in Syria, according to the NYT.

    The second risk, according to the newspaper, is that by directing their forces against Assad, Trump is moving away from reaching its main objective in the region - the victory over the "Islamic State *." If Syria falls, it can become a haven for IG * and other Islamists.

    The third risk, according to the NYT, the fact that Trump has no real plan for peace in Syria. to achieve a political agreement talks in Syria have failed even when the former Secretary of State John Kerry. And the current foreign minister, Rex Tillerson shows reluctance to start new.

    NYT calls the action Trump forced. At the same time, the publication stresses that now the main question is whether the new administration will be able to transform its military intervention in more than a symbolic show of force.

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  • Russia suspended concluded with the United States a memorandum of safety in Syria

    The Russian side has decided to suspend the Memorandum on prevention of incidents and ensuring aviation safety during operations in Syria, signed with the United States, reported the Russian Foreign Ministry.

    This is stated in a statement on the Russian MFA website, published in connection with the US air strikes on Syria.

    Memorandum of Understanding on the prevention of incidents and aviation safety during the operations in the airspace of Syria between the Russian and American military actions from October 2015 years. As part of the agreement the parties conducted a video conference, the last such talks were held in March 24.

    The Russian Foreign Ministry said that the US missile strikes against the government's base in Syria further disrupt US-Russian relations.

    The Russian Foreign Ministry stressed that the US is not the first time such a show harebrained approach that only aggravates the existing problems in the world and poses a threat to international security.

    The ministry pointed out that the mere presence of the US military, as well as the armed forces of other countries on the territory of Syria, without the consent of the Government or the UN Security Council decision is a blatant, explicit and unwarranted violation of international law. Previously, this was due to the task of combating terrorism, they noted in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, stressed that now there is a clear act of aggression against a sovereign Syria.

    "The US action undertaken today further disrupt US-Russian relations", - stressed in Moscow.

    Washington, trying to justify armed action in Syria, completely distorted what happened in Idlib. The US side can not help but realize that the Syrian government forces did not use chemical weapons there, he stressed the Foreign Ministry, noting that Damascus such weapons simply do not have.

    In recent years, the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons inspected almost all the objects that were or could be related to the military-chemical program in Syria, the Russian Foreign Ministry noted. In the Idlib terrorists involved in the production of toxic substances stuffed roadside bombs for use in Syria and Iraq, noted in a statement the Russian Foreign Ministry.

    Moscow also stresses that the use of missiles to the United States to Syria attempted to divert the situation in Mosul, which is on the verge of a humanitarian catastrophe.

    The Office also pointed out that the impact of the United States was prepared well in advance.

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  • Branch center of mine personnel in Syria-Russians not affected when hitting

    In the open the day before on the basis of the Military College of Engineering Homs branch of the Mine Action Center, staffed by Russians, no one was hurt.

    "The center was not injured, that college is too far from the airbase. Employees of the center, including the Russians, not hurt, "- he leads the RIA" Novosti "words of the representative institutions.

    Earlier, the Russian Embassy in Syria said that checks the data on the basis of compatriots Shayrat subjected to massive air strikes by the US military on Friday night.

    Previously, the agency reported that according to the American side, on the Russian military base could be. Official confirmation of the information, as well as comments from the Ministry of Defense, have been reported.

    According to recent reports of the Syrian General Staff, during the attack killed six people, formerly governor of Homs Talal al-Barraza zayavilyal there civilians among the victims. Several other people were injured.

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  • Finnish Foreign Ministry urged Russia and the United States to show responsibility and common sense

    There is nothing good in a possible confrontation of powers such as Russia and the United States; Moscow and Washington should show responsibility and common sense to resolve the situation that has arisen as a result of the decision of Donald Trump's airstrikes on Syria, the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Finland, Timo Soini.

    Soini said that the US missile strike said "a significant event". According to him, this is a significant change in policy as the course "of the great powers began to disperse", reports Yle.
    However, he noted that the actions and omissions after alleged himatak Idlib in Syria "is the message."

    Finnish Foreign Minister called undesirable clash between Russia and the United States after Washington this step.

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  • Expert: No dialogue between Russia and the United States on the Middle East will not be

    "The US plans are all the same: to prevent the existence of Syria as a single sovereign state, following the theory of controlled chaos," - he said the newspaper analyst VIEW Orientalist Associate Professor of Theory and History of International Relations, St. Petersburg State University Aleksandr Sotnichenko.

    "The situation is very similar to Iraq 2003 years. Take a ridiculous episode, as in that case (allegedly to Iraq to produce nuclear weapons), and strikes, "- said the expert.

    Recall, USA ordered by President Donald Trump on Friday night were subjected to massive missile attack Air Force Base republic Shayrat in Homs province. Attacked the base played a major role in supporting the Syrian government forces in the fight against terrorism, said the governor of Homs Talal al-Barraza.

    "US policy with the new administration has seriously changed. No dialogue on the Middle East and Syria is not. Dreams that Russia and the US will work together to combat international terrorism, remain dreams ", - said the source.

    According to him, the US plans for the Middle East are all the same: to prevent the unification of Syria, its existence as a single sovereign state. The purpose of US - "to turn Syria into another Iraq, to ​​give a partial independence of the Kurds, which will adhere to the pro-American policies, and to maintain low-level conflict in the rest of the territory. That is the theory of controlled chaos is now accepted as a major in the White House "- said the expert.

    "Russia plans do not come true, in fact the Americans are stronger and strikes, where they want," - he added, noting that the Russian air defense system before there were questions, but now "we see that it does not work," said Sotnichenko.

    As a result, "we were on the sidelines, not been able to prevent this American invasion", so that the policy needs to be changed in Syria, in particular, "need to be proactive," - said the expert. He recalled that the Americans are not officially operate in Syria, Assad did not invite them back. "However, in Syria for more than a thousand names land US military, who are actively involved in the operations under the RACC and soon will go to Deir ez-Zor. Russia is still afraid to send ground troops into Syria, although if it was done in advance, then we would long ago have released the entire Syrian territory from the terrorists, "- Sotnichenko said.

    Earlier, RIA "News" reported that the Russian military could be at the airport. This information is currently checking the Russian Embassy in Syria. According to recent reports, six people were killed in a US attack, several injured, some of them - civilians.

    "This Washington step causes significant damage to US-Russian relations, which are already in a deplorable state", - said Russian President Vladimir Putin. He called the missile attack aggression against a sovereign nation in violation of international law, under false pretenses.

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  • Le Pen condemned the US attack on the air base in Syria

    French presidential candidate, leader of the "National Front" Marine Le Pen expressed "strong denunciation" in connection with the US missile attacks on the airfield in Syria, which killed the Syrian military and civilians.

    Le Pen said he was surprised by such actions of the US authorities, and called what happened in Syria terrible, RIA "Novosti".

    According to her, it was necessary to await the results of an international investigation into the alleged use of chemical weapons in Idlib before the strike in Syria.

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  • Syrian General Staff reported on the six victims of the US air strike

    In a statement, the High Command of the Armed Forces of Syria said that as a result of US air strikes on the airfield in central Syria, killing six people, caused considerable material damage.

    "Aggression against one of our air bases in the central district. Rocket attacks led to the deaths of six people, a few more were wounded - leads the RIA "Novosti" the message of the Syrian General Staff.

    The General Staff described it as a blow violation of international law.

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  • Syrian armed opposition welcomed the US airstrike

    Syrian rebels welcomed the US action, which caused an airstrike on the military airfield Syrian government forces, direct military involvement of Washington can put an end to the long civil war in the country, said the representative of the Syrian National Coalition in the US Najib Gadbian.

    Gadbian called the actions of the US administration in Syria "good steps" that can be part of a larger strategy to end the "massacres and impunity" in the SAR. He also expressed the hope that this will lead to a change of power in Syria, reports Al Jazeera.

    The representative of the Syrian opposition also welcomed the change in US policy under the new administration, headed by Donald Trump. He noted that this is "not enough" to "balance" powers that supported Syrian President Bashar al-Assad - Russia and Iran.

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  • The Russian Embassy in Syria check the data on compatriots on the basis Shayrat

    At the Russian Embassy in Damascus is no information on whether the defeated night US missiles based Shayrat Russians, and if any of them are victims.

    "I do not have any information. Find out ", - quotes RIA" Novosti "representative of the response of the Russian diplomatic mission in Syria to a question.

    It should be noted that the agency earlier reported: according to the American side, the Russian military could be at the airport. But this information is not yet prommentirovali the Ministry of Defense.

    According to the latest data, as a result of the American attack on a military base in Syria killed five, seven people were injured, according to the governor of Homs, some of them are civilians.

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  • Clinton advocated for more aggressive action against Assad

    Shortly before the US airstrikes in Syria Hillary Clinton said about the need to destroy airfields Syrian government troops.

    Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton called his biggest mistake in office that she was unable to take a tougher stance on Syria, reports Reuters. She said the United States should have been more assertive in confronting Bashar Assad. She also said: "I really believe that we should and should destroy him (Assad) airfields and to deprive him of the ability to use them to bomb innocent people and dump them sarin gas."

    Comments Clinton sounded shortly before the US airstrikes in Syria. Recall, the Americans on Friday night struck a massive blow to the base of Shayrat in Homs province. As a result, according to media reports, four Syrian soldiers were killed. President Donald Trump has confirmed that he personally gave the order to attack on the airfield. However, his adviser said he considered other options. After the attack, American militants LIH * launched an offensive in the area bombed bases.

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  • Syrian authorities have condemned the US missile strike after the "play with himatakoy"

    Syrian Information Minister Tardzhiman Ramez said the government strongly condemns the massive night airstrike by US-based Shayrat, the pretext for which was "performance with himatakoy".

    "The United States used the inflated their performance with himatakoy in Khan Shaykhun to commit aggression against Syria" - leads the TASS statement Tardzhimana made in the broadcast channel "Al-Ihbariya".

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  • The stock market reacted to the decline in the US strike against Syria in prices

    World market reacted to the decline in news about missile strikes by the United States military airport in the Syrian province of Homs, resulting in the deaths of the military and civilians in Syria.

    Opened on the Asian stock markets stocks declined, currencies that have traditionally been considered a "safe haven" (yen) increased, the newspaper "Kommersant".

    According to IA "Finmarket", the dollar dropped to 110,13 yen compared with 110,81 yen the day before. The euro became cheaper to 117,84 117,95 yen against the yen at the end of the previous session.

    The euro rose against the US dollar to 1,0652 1,0644 from a reading in, which was recorded at the close of the previous session.

    Ruble on the interbank market fell against the dollar.

    The price of oil jumped. The price of the June futures for Brent crude oil rose to 0,87 dollar (1,58%) and amounted to 55,76 per barrel, WTI increased 0,92 dollar (1,78%) - up to 52,62 per barrel.

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  • All aircraft Shayrat base destroyed

    Sources have reported significant damage caused to the airfield Shayrat massive US air strike, though the Syrian province of Homs governor Talal al-Barraza has promised in the near future to restore the US bombed the base.

    "All are located on the base of aircraft out of service, we can say that it is completely destroyed," - leads the RIA "Novosti" According to the employee base, who witnessed the air strike.

    The fire, which occurred after the bombing, stop until it succeeds.

    Meanwhile, the governor of Homs said that Syria will restore the database as soon as possible.

    "Attacked the airbase will resume its work in the near future to continue the fight against terrorism", - quotes the words of al-Barraza channel "Al-Mayadin."

    The Governor emphasized that the blow inflicted by the Americans played into the hands of terrorist groups banned in Russia "Islamic State *."

    Talal al-Barraza noted that "this military base east of Homs plays a major role in supporting military operations against the IG *, especially in the eastern part of."

    Earlier, witnesses said channel ABC News, the Syrian military, apparently, involves applying the American attack on the airfield Shayrat since had to evacuate personnel and equipment. However, the entire infrastructure has been destroyed, the base virtually razed to the ground.

    As a result of blows to the latest data, five people were killed, seven were wounded, among them are civilians located near the base of the village.

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  • Israel and Saudi Arabia supported the US missile strike on Syria

    Israeli authorities and Saudi Arabia expressed their full support for the US action, which fired missiles on the Syrian air base in the province of Homs and that killed the military and civilian citizens of Syria.

    As Israeli President Reuven Rivlin this step of the US administration, headed by the American president Donald Trump "is a proportionate response to the incredible cruelty", referring to the chemical attack in Idlib, the responsibility for which the US side hurriedly laid on Syrian government forces.

    "The United States are an example of the entire free world, and urged to make every effort to put an end to the slaughter in Syria" - quoted Rivlin Mignews.com.

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, in turn, also expressed full support for the decision to attack Syria Trump airbase. "The US president gave it clear that it will not tolerate the use of chemical weapons and the spread" - he said.

    Netanyahu said he hoped that a "manifestation determination" USA "will be reflected not only in Damascus but also in Tehran, Pyongyang and other places."

    US airstrike on Syria was also supported by the Saudi authorities, RIA "Novosti" with reference to the Arabic satellite television channel "Al Arabiya". The Foreign Ministry said that the United States went to such a move "in response to the use of chemical weapons by the Syrian regime against civilians."

    In the UK, in turn, also expressed full support for US action in Syria. London called it "an adequate reaction to the barbaric attack of chemical weapons, the implementation of the Syrian government."

    Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull for his part said that the US missile attack "was a fast and fair response to the use of the regime of President Bashar al-Assad's chemical weapons", he also expressed his "strong support" Trump action.

    In turn, the Australian Defense Minister Maris Payne reported that the Pentagon chief Dzheyms Mettis informed her of the impending missile strike in a telephone conversation held "shortly before its application." "Australia is not involved in these operations", - explained the Minister.

    According to a diplomatic source, France has also been advised in advance of the impending avaudare USA. It is reported that US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson informed about his French counterpart Jean-Marc Eyraud.

    Recall, Western countries groundlessly accused the government Syrian troops in the use of chemical weapons in Idlib. West also threatened to bypass the Security Council if it will not be a single solution to the fault of the Syrian authorities in the attack.

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  • IG militants attacked positions of the Syrian army at the same time with the US air strike

    Source at the site reported that militants banned in Russia "Islamic State *" attacked the Syrian army positions on the track Homs - Furklyus - Palmyra, at the same time that the US strikes were applied based on Shayrat, he found it suspicious coincidence.

    "It is a coincidence that the militants IG * attacked by one of the defense positions of the track Homs - Palmyra at the same time with the US strike?" - leads the questions asked by the informed source in Syria, RIA "Novosti".
    He said that in the area of ​​2.00 militants attacked army positions in the section of the road of Homs - Shayrat. They hold the position for about an hour until the Syrian army has not received reinforcements. Now the Syrian armed forces pushed back the militants into the desert.

    Previously, local media reported that the IG launched an offensive in the area of ​​the United States bombed bases in Central Syria.

    The governor of Homs while said that American missiles attacked on Friday night base plays a key role in supporting the Syrian government forces in the fight against terrorists.

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  • Psak: In the United States subscribe to Syria?

    Former State Department spokesman criticized Trump because he did not coordinate with the Congress and the allies. She also wondered what was coming next and how the US president is now going to build a dialogue with Russia?

    Dzhen Psaki, a former US State Department spokesman, after the US airstrikes in Syria wondered in an article for CNN, what Trump's plan of action.
    Psak suggested that the recent himataka in Syria Idlib "opened my eyes to Donald Trump, was capable of Bashar Asad." She added that it is very well known in Baraka Obamy administration. According to her, the US air strikes - a demonstration of the action of force and military power.

    At the same time Psak noted that it is unclear what the further plan of Trump. She remembered that the CAP - a sovereign state, "Syria led by a brutal dictator, who is guilty of war crimes. But it is also a sovereign country with influential friends, including Russia and Iran. " In addition, she stressed that military intervention - a "slippery slope."

    Former State Department spokesman stated that Trump has acted without legal authority, without consulting with Congress, not coordinating their actions with partners and allies. Psak also criticized the President for what he has not appeared before the US citizens to report about the impending attack, so they should know what to subscribe. She stressed that a military force can not do in Syria. And wondered whether the US president's diplomatic plan, the line with respect to contacts with Russia, whether he understands what will be the reaction of Russia and Iran, and whether the air strikes part of a long-term military operations, including ground.

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  • The price of a barrel of Brent crude oil jumped to 55,8 dollar on data about the US attack in Syria

    The price of oil jumped on Friday amid reports the US missile strikes on Syria; June futures price for Brent crude oil rose to 0,87 dollar (1,58%) and amounted to 55,76 per barrel, WTI increased 0,92 dollar (1,78%) - up to 52,62 per barrel.

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  • The governor of Homs said about the importance of the United States attacked the base in the fight against IG

    Syrian airbase Shayrat, attacked on the night of Friday, the Tomahawk missiles the US, plays a major role in supporting the Syrian government forces in the fight against terrorists in Homs province, said governor Talal Barazi province.

    Barazi in comments RIA "News" said that the Syrian armed forces are opposed to terrorism and recently achieved in this regard significant progress, released gas fields and the surrounding area of ​​Palmyra.

    "This military base east of Homs plays a major role in supporting military operations against the IG *, especially in the eastern parts of Homs," - he stressed.

    He called the attack by the US direct support to terrorists, its purpose, according to the Syrian authorities, was the weakening of the Syrian armed forces in opposition to the IG.

    According Barazi American missile attacks - a "real international terror." US inflicted material damage, which is not yet possible to estimate.

    At the same time, he said the governor of Homs, damage morale there, the Syrian army is ready to continue the fight against terror.

    "This attack - the real international terror. Material damage, but too early to talk about the estimates. And I want to emphasize that there is no damage to the morale - in the sense that Syria, the Syrian army will continue to fight against terrorism and the war on terror continues in Syria, "- the source said.

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  • Putin gave an assessment of the US strikes on Syria

    President Vladimir Putin believes that the US attacks on Syria deal damage relations with Russia and create a serious obstacle to the creation of a coalition with the participation of the two countries to combat terrorism, said a spokesman for the Russian president, Dmitry Peskov.

    "This Washington step causes significant damage to US-Russian relations, already are in poor condition," - quotes him RIA "Novosti".

    In Putin's assessment, the United States, this step does not bring realization of the ultimate goal in the fight against terrorism, but rather, a serious obstacle to the creation of an international coalition against him.

    Peskov said that the US president proclaimed opposition to this worldwide evil - terrorism - as one of its main tasks, while still a candidate for the post of head of the American state.

    According to Peskov, Putin said the US strikes on Syria's aggression against a sovereign nation in violation of international law, under false pretenses. The Kremlin stressed that the Syrian government forces do not possess stockpiles of chemical weapons, this fact was recorded and confirmed by the OPCW - specialized UN agencies.

    According to the President, the complete disregard for the facts of the use of chemical weapons by terrorists only aggravates the situation significantly, said Peskov.

    In addition, Putin sees in US strikes on Syria attempted to divert the world's attention to numerous victims among the civilian population in Iraq, added to the Kremlin.

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  • The governor of Homs said the civilian casualties as a result of a US strike

    Homs Governor Talal al-Barraza said that the US air strike on the night Shayrat Air Force Base in central Syria led to the deaths of five people, among them are civilians, seven more - were injured.

    "According to preliminary reports, the attack killed five", - quotes the words of the governor of the province of the Syrian TV channel "Al-Mayadin."

    Talal al-Barraza said that as a result of US air strike killed civilians and village located near the airbase Shayrat, reports RIA "Novosti". He also said that the fire started after the shelling, there are victims.

    Earlier, the channel "Al Arabiya" reported that the shelling of the US air base in Homs, killing four soldiers Syrian Armed Forces. The governor of Homs while also confirmed the casualties.

    Death toll could be much larger, but, as told by witnesses, the Syrian army managed to evacuate staff Shayrat base.

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  • Kosachev questioned the future of Russia and the US coalition against terrorists

    Desirable antiterrorist coalition with the participation of Russia and the United States in Syria, about which much has been said after the election of Donald Trump, the American president, "in honoring the Bose, and before they were born," said the head of the Federation Council's International Affairs Committee Konstantin Kosachev.

    "Russian cruise missiles continue to strike at terrorists, and the US - on government forces, which, in fact, a war against terrorists and lead", - Kosachev wrote to Facebook.

    Kosachev noted that the sole purpose of the American cruise missile strikes on Syrian Air Force Base is an attempt to "rubber-stamp" of liability imposed earlier verdict Assad for chemical attack in Idlib. "

    The head of the Federation Council Committee also noted that a strange coincidence is a sharp tightening of the position of the White House to Syrian President Bashar Assad just a few days later after easing - Washington recently said that Assad's departure as head of the Syrian state is no longer a priority.

    "One gets the impression that this thesis is not accepted either in the Pentagon or in the American intelligence services, and Trump immediately pushed to the wall of the next" irrefutable evidence "- said Kosachev.

    "The walls of the Trump" multiply. But as well it all began. It is a pity, "- he added.

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  • Media: IG launched an offensive in the area bombed a US base in Syria

    The militants banned in Russia organization "Islamic State *" launched an offensive in the area of ​​the air base Shayrat on which in an airstrike on Friday caused the US overnight.

    The revitalization of the militants in the terminal area Shayrat in Central Syria, RT reported, citing local media.

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  • Advisor Trump talked about other action considering options in Syria

    American President Donald Trump discussed with members of the National Security Council three options in Syria and in the end, "decided to act" by a rocket attack, said the head of the US national security adviser, Herbert McMaster.

    "We weighed the risks associated with any military action, with the risk of inaction," - she quotes him RIA "Novosti".

    According to Reuters, a rocket attack airbase Shayrat in the Syrian province of Homs was "single operation" of the American armed forces, a further escalation of plans at the moment no, reports TASS.

    On the night of Friday, the US hit Shayrat base in the province of Homs. Howling released about 50-70 cruise missiles Tomahawk. President Donald Trump personally gave the order to strike at the airfield, where, according to the Americans, the alleged chemical attack began in Idlib.

    four Syrian soldiers were killed in US air strikes. The governor of Homs confirmed the presence of the victims and the wounded.

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  • Russia will demand the UN Security Council to convene a meeting in connection with the US missile strike on Syria

    Russia will demand the convocation of an emergency UN Security Council meeting in connection with the US cruise missile strike on Syria, said the head of the Federation Council's Defense and Security Committee Viktor Ozerov.

    He noted that Russia would demand such a meeting first thing. According to Ozerov, the US attack may be regarded as an act of aggression against a United Nations Member State, according to RIA "Novosti".

    On the night of Friday, the US released from ships in the Mediterranean Sea more than 50 cruise missiles on Syrian Air Force base near Homs. A military source in the US said that the US is aiming at the runway of the aerodrome, planes and refueling tankers. According to Syrian TV, the impact resulted in casualties.

    Later, the US president, Donald Trump has confirmed in an appeal to the Americans that gave the order to strike at the air base, from which the chemical attack. The US president noted that this impact corresponds to the "life goals" of the US.

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  • Bolivia has called an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council in connection with the US strikes on Syria

    Bolivia requested an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council in connection with the attacks on the US air base in Syria, said a diplomat from a Security Council member countries.

    The source pointed out that Bolivia has made the appropriate request, the meeting time is not yet determined, according to TASS.

    USA on Friday night attacked Tomahawk cruise missiles at RAF Shayrat Syria's Homs province. The rockets were fired from US Navy ships in the Mediterranean. A military source in the US said that the purpose of punches was the runway airfield, airplanes and petrol stations. According to Syrian TV, the impact resulted in casualties.

    Trump said in circulation to the Americans that gave the order to strike the base, from which the chemical attack. The US president said that the strike meets "zhizennye objectives" of the US.

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  • Tillerson: US did not ask for the consent of the Russian impact on Syria

    The United States did not ask the consent of Russia on a missile strike on Syria, US Secretary of State said Rex Tillerson.

    According to the Pentagon, all were released 59 missiles, RIA "Novosti".

    The Pentagon also said that the Russian military have warned of an impending missile strike, but did not comment, taken there anything in this regard, Russia.

    On Friday night the United States bombed Tomahawk cruise missiles at RAF Shayrat Syria's Homs province. The rockets were fired from US Navy ships in the Mediterranean. A military source in the US said that the purpose of punches was the runway airfield, airplanes and petrol stations.

    Trump later made an appeal to the Americans, which confirmed that he gave the order to strike at the aerodrome from which the alleged chemical attack began in Idlib. Blow, according to Trump replied "vital interests" of the US.

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  • Source: US informed Russia about missile strike in Syria

    The US military has warned Russia of an impending strike on a military base in Syria's Homs, CNN reported citing Pentagon officials.

    The US Department of Defense said that the Russian military warned that they could "step aside." The report said that the US will not comment on whether it took any Russian military, however, warning they were made, reportsTASS

    Earlier there were reports that the US did not warn Russia about missile strike, but warned other countries.

    Official comments of the Russian side has not yet been reported.

    On the night of Friday, the US attacked the RAF Shayrat Syria's Homs province. Howling released about 50-70 Tomahawk cruise missiles from US Navy ships. A military source in the US said that the purpose of punches was the runway airfield, airplanes and petrol stations.

    Trump made an appeal to the Americans, which confirmed that he gave the order to strike at the aerodrome from which the alleged chemical attack began in Idlib. Blow, according to Trump replied "vital interests" of the US.

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  • US missile strike on Syria led to casualties

    Syrian authorities have confirmed the application of powerful US missile strike on Syrian military base near the city of Homs Shayrat, this attack is an act of aggression, which has led to human casualties, SANA said a Syrian television station and a military source.

    "One of our air bases in the central part undergone this morning missile attack by the United States that led to the victims," ​​- the source said, according to RIA "Novosti".
    Another source also confirmed that the Syrian Air Force Base was hit. He noted that while it turns out that it was bombed and nothing but "blows were very strong."

    On the night of Friday, the US hit Shayrat base in the province of Homs. Howling released about 50-70 cruise missiles Tomahawk. A military source in the US said that the purpose of punches was the runway airfield, airplanes and petrol stations.

    Trump made an appeal to the Americans, which confirmed that he gave the order to strike at the aerodrome from which the alleged chemical attack began in Idlib. Blow, according to Trump replied "vital interests" of the US.

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  • US informed about the impact on Syria a number of countries, but not Russia

    US warned of an impending missile attack on a military base in Syria a number of countries, but not Russia, said CNN US military sources.

    According to sources, the US is likely struck with destroyers "Ross" and "Porter", which are in the eastern Mediterranean. Shock undergone Shayrat military base in 40 km from the city of Homs, a total of about 70 was released missiles, RIA "Novosti".

    Earlier it was reported that the US attacked Shayrat base in the province of Homs. Howling released about 50 cruise missiles Tomahawk.

    Trump confirmed that he gave the order to strike at the aerodrome from which the alleged chemical attack began in Idlib. Blow, according to Trump replied "vital interests" of the US.

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  • Trump: Strike on Syria meets the vital interests of the US

    President Donald Trump said that the strikes by cruise missiles at military base in Syria, met the US "vital interests", rockets were fired at the airport, which was accomplished himataka in Idlib.

    Trump at the same time said that he had "no doubt" that for himatakoy in Idlib worth the Syrian government. Trump also said that he gave the order to strike at the airport, which was accomplished himataka, RIA "Novosti".

    According to military power, US goal kick were aircraft, runways and petrol stations.

    Earlier it was reported that the US attacked Shayrat base in the province of Homs. Howling released about 50 cruise missiles Tomahawk.

    Pentagon chief Dzheyms Mettis, as expected, was previously proposed by US President Donald Trump inflict strikes on Syria with cruise missiles. Before that, CNN reported that Trump is thinking about the use of military action against Damascus.

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  • Trump will address the nation in connection with the US missile strike on Syria

    President Donald Trump will address Americans in connection with a rocket attack on a military base in Syria.

    As reported by CNN, Trump's speech is expected "soon", reports RIA "Novosti".

    Earlier it was reported that the US produced about 50 missiles Tomahawk on the Syrian military base in the province of Homs in Syria.

    Pentagon chief Dzheyms Mettis, as expected, had to offer the US president Donald Trump inflict strikes on Syria with cruise missiles. Before that, CNN reported that Trump is thinking about the use of military action against Damascus.

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  • Media: US 50 fired cruise missiles at military base in the Syrian army

    50 United States launched cruise missiles at military base in Syria has undergone shock Syrian base near Homs province, NBC reported.

    The aim of impact was the Air Force airfield near Homs Syria, reports TASS.

    Earlier it was reported that the Pentagon chief Dzheyms Mettis offer US President Donald Trump inflict strikes on Syria with cruise missiles.

    Coordinator of the Supreme Negotiating Committee (WCP) Syrian opposition Riyad Hijab has called to destroy aircraft and weapons of the Syrian army.

    Before that, CNN reported that Trump is thinking about the use of military action against Damascus.

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  • Permanent Mission: Russia receives direct signals on the preparations for the invasion of Syria

    Russia receives signals on the preparation of large-military operations in Syria in connection with the prosecution of the Syrian authorities in the chemical attack in Idlib province, said deputy permanent representative to the UN, Russia, Vladimir Safronkov.

    He noted that the supporters of the military operation in Syria will bear full responsibility for the consequences. Safronkov also urged to remember what the results led invasion of Iraq and Libya, reportsTASS.

    Safronkov said the West over its draft UN Security Council resolution is trying to get access to the whole of Syria. According zampostpreda Russia, the UN Security Council meeting on Syria left the dismal, like speech of the US ambassador to the UN, Nikki Heyli.

    US, Britain and France earlier circulated in the UN Security Council draft resolution on the situation of himatakoy in Idlib. In this project, they blamed the incident on the Syrian authorities.

    Russia's permanent mission to the United Nations, in turn, has made his project, and to convene a new round of consultations on the draft resolution on Idlib. Later it became known that the UN Security Council postponed consideration of the draft resolution on Syria.

    Western countries groundlessly accused the government Syrian troops in the use of chemical weapons in Idlib. West also threatened to bypass the Security Council if it will not be a single solution to the fault of the Syrian authorities in the attack.

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