Russia vows ‘consequences’ for Syria strike


Russian President Vladimir Putin

(Worthy News) - Russia warned late Friday there would be “consequences” for President Trump’s decision to proceed with airstrikes against Syrian President Bashar Assad’s chemical weapons facilities, according to Moscow’s representative to the U.S.

“We warned that such actions will not be left without consequences,” said Anatoly Antonov, the Russian ambassador to the U.S. “All responsibility for them rests with Washington, London and Paris.”

Russian officials intimated repeatedly over the last several days that a western strike against Assad might provoke a retaliatory action from Russia. But the U.S., France, and the United Kingdom nonetheless took aim at three facilities involved in Assad’s chemical weapons program, a selection of targets chosen in part to mitigate the risk that Russian forces — deployed to Syria in support of Assad — would take casualties that might oblige Russian President Vladimir Putin to escalate the clash. [ Source: Washington Examiner (Read More...) ]

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