Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has expressed that Russia will not accept the United States strikes on Syria. The Russian defense of Syria’s President Assad now brings a warning to the United States that we are one step from war. It appears that President Trump will not be intimidated by Vladimir Putin and has responded. Are we in real danger of war? Read this and decide.
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev denounced Donald Trump.
Vladimir Putin yesterday also denounced the US missile strikes as an illegal act of aggression against a sovereign nation.
The furious Russian president responded to the attack against his ally by diverting warship the Admiral Grigorovich to protect the Syrian coast and vowing to bolster Assad’s missile defenses against further bombing raids.
In the first direct American raid on Bashar al Assad’s forces, US President authorised the firing of 59 cruise missiles at military airfield
Officials said it was retaliation for Assad’s use of chemical weapons.
US ambassador to UN: ‘We are prepared to do more but we hope that will not be necessary’. Vladimir Putin has now diverted warship the Admiral Grigorovich to protect the Syrian coast.
Syrian aircraft took off from al-Shayrat airfield on Friday in apparent act of defiance.
The Kremlin has warned the US it is ‘one step from war’ over Syria – but the Trump administration hit back by saying it would be prepared to carry out airstrikes again.
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev denounced the US for attacking ‘the legitimate government of Syria’ and for allegedly breaking international law without the approval of the UN.
Mr Medvedev said: ‘This military action is a clear indication of the US president’s extreme dependency on the views of the Washington establishment, the one that the new president strongly criticised in his inauguration speech.’
The two old Cold War superpowers clashed at the UN Security Council where a Russian envoy claimed US ‘aggression’ had strengthened terrorism.
But Mrs Haley said the Russian government held ‘considerable responsibility’ for Assad’s use of chemical weapons.
‘Every time Assad has crossed the line of human decency, Russia has stood beside him,’ she said.