In response to the rocket attack of the USA on the airbase of the Syrian government forces in Syria, Russia decided to suspend the agreement with the United States about safe flights over Syria. It is reported by the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.
“The Russian side is suspending the Memorandum on the prevention of incidents and ensuring the safety of aviation operations in Syria concluded with the USA”, – stated in the message.
Also, the Russian foreign Ministry urged the UN Security Council to hold emergency meeting to discuss the situation.
Recall that the US Navy ships stationed in the Mediterranean sea, struck by Tomahawk missiles at air base by Syrian government forces on 7 April.
In all there were more than 50 rockets that were aimed at the runway, and aircraft Parking and refueling facilities.
The operation was carried out by order of the President of Donald trump in response to a chemical attack in Idlib. As explained trump, a military strike was inflicted on the airfield, where they had carried out a chemical attack.
Pentagon spokesman Jeff Davis said that the United States has warned the Russian military personnel in Syria that the airbase shirt in the province of HOMS will be dealt a missile strike.
Recall that hundreds of Syrians died from the chemical weapons (presumably sarin gas) – after the bombing sites of the Syrian armed opposition in Idlib town of Khan shaykhun was covered with a poisonous cloud. According to eyewitnesses, people were dying from suffocation, many lying on the ground motionless, the other was observed vomiting and was frothing at the mouth.