Lt. Gen. Kenneth McKenzie, director of the joint staff, said in a briefing at the Pentagon Saturday morning that the joint forces targeted three locations with 105 weapons.
UK Prime Minister Theresa May said the strikes were not about "regime change", but "about a limited and targeted strike that does not further escalate tensions in the region and that does everything possible to prevent civilian casualties".
"Strikes by US, France and United Kingdom make it clear that Syrian regime together with Russia & Iran can not continue this human tragedy, at least not without cost", he tweeted. Some reports also claim that Washington was confident that sarin gas was used during the April 7 attack as well, though US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis said there were no conclusive reports of Assad using sarin gas this time. She said she had authorised British action after intelligence showed Assad's government was to blame for gassing the Damascus suburb of Douma a week ago. "They are crimes of a monster instead".
Russian Federation reacted to the air strikes saying that once again they were being threatened and such actions by the United States will not be excused.
Secretary of Defense James Mattis on Friday announced the press briefing would be held Saturday for the specific reason of dispelling false information about the strike coming from Russian Federation, which is a key ally of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's regime. "Russia strongly condemns the attack on Syria where Russian servicemen are helping the legitimate government in the war on terrorism", the president stressed.
The intervention is the biggest by Western powers against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in the country's seven-yearcivil war and pitted the USA and its allies against Russian Federation.
In his statement, President Trump also reprimanded Russian Federation and Iran for supporting Syria in using chemical weapons against its citizens.
However, Senator Cory Booker, a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said he is deeply concerned that Trump continues to conduct military operations without any comprehensive strategy or the necessary congressional authorization. "Nations of the world can be judged by the friends they keep. No nation can succeed in the long run by promoting rogue states, brutal tyrants, and murderous dictators", he said.
Leading Republicans from the Senate and the House of Representatives lent their support in tweets or in brief statements after Trump announced the strikes in a televised address.
After the massive airstrikes on Syria, US President Donald Trump hailed the attack on Twitter. "In the battle of Iraq, the United States and our allies have prevailed".
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Huddersfield is a point above Palace after Tom Ince's stoppage-time goal sealed a 1-0 victory over Watford. The action was just as furious at Selhurst Park with all the goals coming in the opening 34 minutes.
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Protestors have shown him black flags, launched giant black balloons and raised slogans like " Modi go back". There were at least 10,000 police personnel present to prevent the situation from worsening.
While this hurts the Rusev Day festivities, WWE instead made a decision to have The Undertaker face Chris Jericho on April 27. The Bulgarian Brute insisted that he would crush The Deadman but admitted he was anxious about the match stipulations.
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Trump's lawyer Michael Cohen under criminal investigation
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LeBron James' rare quest for eighth straight NBA Finals
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