Trump confirmed that the U.S. military strike on Syria with Tomahawk missiles and aircraft

On Friday evening, April 13, U.S. President Donald trump said that he approved the application of a military strike at several facilities in Syria.

According to the head of the American state, this action will affect only the places of production of chemical weapons. Trump also confirmed that a military operation was joined by the forces of Britain and France. According to preliminary information, the blow fell on the city of Damascus, where there were several large explosions.

«I recently ordered the Armed forces of the United States to cause pinpoint strikes on targets related to chemical weapons of Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad,» said Donald trump.

The US President also stressed that his country will continue to put pressure on Bashar al-Assad and his allies, in the person of the Russian Federation and Iran, until then, until they cease to violate international law. The responsibility for the use of chemical weapons by Syrian forces trump laid it on Russia. He urged the Russian leadership to make a choice: either to go on the «dark way«, or will join the civilized countries.

«The combined American, British and French response to these atrocities (the Assad regime) would include all instruments of national power: military, economic and diplomatic» — said in his speech, the President of the United States.

The us President said that the United States does not strive for constant military presence in Syria, and are interested in the speedy termination of the armed conflict.

Prime Minister Theresa may also confirmed a collaboration with American forces in a military operation. She personally gave the order to strike at the chemical facilities of the Syrian army.

«We cannot allow the use of chemical weapons has become the norm in Syria, on the streets of the United Kingdom or anywhere in the world» — commented on his decision may.

According to available information, the US attacked with missiles «Tomahawk». Britain and France used force aircraft. In addition, the operation involved warships of the us armed forces and their allies.