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Syrian President Bashar al-Assad ready to use chemical weapons in operations for the liberation of Idlib province from the militants. According to The Wall Street Journal, citing American officials.
US intelligence suspects that we are talking about the use of chlorine. The Department does not have data, whether it is used is prohibited by international laws poison gas sarin. Assad has approved the use of the toxic substance in the attack on the forces of the “rebels”, says the publication.
According to sources the newspaper, the President of the United States Donald trump is exploring possible options for a military response to Syria. He was not identified, will the US attack the Russian and Iranian forces, howling on the side of the authorities. The source WSJ said that the Pentagon has political and economic tools, in addition to the military. However, if the us leader chooses to strike, he will be bigger than the previous one.
Earlier, on 10 September it was reported that Germany is also considering strikes against Syria in the case of Assad’s forces of chemical weapons against civilians. Prior to that, the expressed willingness of France and Britain.
9 September, Moscow has accused the U.S. of using prohibited weapons in Syria. According to the Russian version, the F-15 struck the Syrian province of Deir ez-Zor phosphorus munitions. Under the additional Protocol to the Geneva conventions of 1949, the white phosphorous bombs are considered weapons of mass destruction. The US has rejected the charges.
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