Earlier, the Russian diplomat said that the military will shoot down missiles fired towards Syria
After Russia’s Ambassador to Lebanon said that the Russian troops will shoot down rockets that fly into Syrian territory, the US President Donald trump said Wednesday that Russia should prepare yourself, because “they will come”.
“Russia says it will shoot down any and all missiles fired at Syria. Get ready, Russia, because they will arrive – a new, great and smart. No need to be a partner with the animal, killing by gas, which destroys his people and enjoys it,” wrote trump on Twitter.
Press Secretary of the Kremlin Dmitry Peskov said Wednesday that all parties involved in the Syrian conflict must refrain from actions that could destabilize the region.
Tensions in Syria intensified after an alleged chemical attack in Eastern ghouta on Saturday, which killed at least 40 people.
The U.S. and some its allies blamed Syrian forces, while Syria and Russia deny that the armed forces of President Bashar al-Assad carried out a chemical attack.
The President of France Emmanuel macron said that a decision will be made “in coming days”, and that any air strikes will be aimed at the government’s chemical facilities.
The Minister for foreign Affairs of Australia Julie Bishop has expressed support for any actions that are “targeted, calibrated and proportionate”.
Accusing Syria, trump also blamed for the attack in Eastern ghouta on Assad supporters in Iran and Russia. The organization for the prohibition of chemical weapons said on Tuesday that it will send its experts to investigate the incident.
The world health organization said Wednesday that, according to its partners, from 500 people that Saturday needed medical aid, showed signs and symptoms of exposure to chemical toxic substances. Who expressed outrage at the alleged use of chemical weapons and demanded immediate access to the area for medical care.