The US will act against the Syrian government with or without a UN blessing, US envoy Nikki Haley told the Security Council, blaming Russian “obstructionism” for allowing the alleged use of chemical weapons in Syria and beyond.
Russian oil and gas companies have started work on restoring and developing Syria’s energy infrastructure, according to Energy Minister Aleksandr Novak.
More than 40 tons of chemical weapons were abandoned by retreating terrorists in the war-ravaged country, the ministry said on Wednesday. “The Syrian Foreign Ministry pointed out that more than 40 tons of poisonous substances were found on the territories, liberated from terrorists,”
Forces aligned with the Syrian regime made major gains on Monday as the battle against al Qaeda’s Syrian branch continues on the border between Lebanon and Syria.
Images of terrorists equipped with heavy arms have begun to circulate in recent days, and at least one news site has claimed that the source responsible is the US government.
A secret command center for international operations in Amman is monitoring preparations for the offensive. This center is staffed by military officials from the US, Britain, Israel and 11 Arab states opposed to Assad.
American military intervention in Syria is likely to begin this week, and one thing we know amid the general confusion is that the objective is not to oust Bashar Assad.
The calls for U.S. military intervention in Syria’s civil war are growing louder and louder amidst allegations that the Assad regime has used chemical weapons, killing hundreds of people.
Syria: Damascus claims it has proof rebels used chemical weapons – US, UK and France don’t care, will attack anyway.
The Syrian government has proof that rebel fighters used chemical weapons against civilians, foreign minister Walid al-Muallim said in Damascus on Tuesday.
Unidentified snipers have opened fire on a convoy of UN experts investigating suspected chemical weapons attacks in Syria’s capital, the UN has said.