Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called by the United States missile attack on the air base the Syrian government’s air force was a positive step, but noted that it should take more serious measures to protect the Syrian population.
“We believe this is a positive and concrete step against the war crimes of the Assad regime. Is that enough? I don’t think that’s enough. It is time to take serious measures to protect the Syrian civilian population”, – quotes the Turkish press, Erdogan’s words.
According to him, “the international community has the opportunity to end the regime (of Assad. – Ed.) and terrorist organizations”.
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 59 missiles 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.