According to the Syrian Bureau for human rights, the Americans launched 59 missiles at the airbase in HOMS that resulted in the deaths of four soldiers of the Syrian army and destroyed “almost all” military base.
Pro-government Governor of HOMS Talal al-Barazi reported five killed and seven wounded in an air RAID.
The Syrian regime issued a statement condemning “U.S. aggression” and the destruction of the base in HOMS.
On state television on Friday morning it was announced that the attack on the base, the Syrian air force has led to “losses”.
In addition, the Governor of HOMS said that “the missile strikes of the US on Syrian military targets have led to human victims and material damage”.
In message Reuters it is noted that the fire and rescue operation continued on the basis of more than two hours.
It also said: “There is a small loss of life and serious material damage”.
These attacks serve the purpose of destroying the armed terrorist groups and the organization of the Islamic state (banned in Russia — approx. ed.).
The representative of the Syrian regime, in a telephone conversation with the correspondent of Syrian public television said that “the Syrian political leadership doesn’t think it was a priority, and believes that such actions will happen again.”
He also believes that “what makes today U.S. trump is a rejection of strikes against ISIS in favor of the Russian and Syrian military facilities.”
He added about the accusations against the Syrian regime. “American strikes are aimed at military targets in Syria and in HOMS in particular, where he made a chemical attack on Khan Sheyhun in Idlib province”.
After military strikes Donald trump said that “the strike was aimed at a base near HOMS, as it was a chemical attack”.
He said that “Assad used nerve gas for killing maximum number of civilians,” but “America will bring justice.” The American President called for “a civilized world to stop the bloodshed in Syria.”
He also added that “in the interests of national security of the United States prevent the proliferation and use of chemical weapons.”
He stressed that “many attempts to change the behavior of Assad has failed” and “there should be no dispute about the use of chemical weapons by Syria, it is forbidden.”
With American destroyers in the Eastern Mediterranean was launched 59 Tomahawk missiles at Syrian military base in HOMS early Friday morning.
Deputy Prime Minister of Turkey welcomed U.S. strikes on Syria. “Ankara has a positive Outlook for U.S. strikes on Syria”.
In turn, the British government called the American action “an appropriate response” to the incident in Khan Sheyhun.
The Minister of foreign Affairs of France Jean-Marc Ayrault announced that the United States informed France about an impending strike on targets in Syria.
He was yesterday in Nouakchott, the Mauritanian capital. “I was informed by the American Minister of foreign Affairs Rex Tillerson about this night.” He added that “the use of chemical weapons is unacceptable and should be punished, as it is a war crime”.
On Friday morning, Mr Putin said a US strike on Syria would harm their cooperation.
Press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov said that Putin believes that a U.S. attack on Syrian targets — the attack on a sovereign state.
He added that the strike is an attempt to divert attention from the many victims in Syria.
Such statements are copied in Iran. Tehran condemned the strikes, calling them “destructive and dangerous”.
A press-the Secretary the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Iran Bahram, Kazmi said that “Iran condemns the use of chemical weapons… but at the same time, unilateral actions are dangerous and damaging to international law.”