“Get ready Russia, because they will be coming, nice and new and ‘smart!’ You shouldn’t be partners with a Gas Killing Animal who kills his people and enjoys it!” Trump seemed to be enjoying threatening the biggest nuclear power in the world.
Russia vows to shoot down any and all missiles fired at Syria. Get ready Russia, because they will be coming, nice and new and “smart!” You shouldn’t be partners with a Gas Killing Animal who kills his people and enjoys it!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) April 11, 2018
Moscow’s envoy to Lebanon Alexander Zasypkin has warned that “the Russian forces will confront any US aggression on Syria, by intercepting the missiles and striking their launch pads,” al-Manar TV website reported, citing the envoy.
Israel has meanwhile called for the assassination of Syrian President Assad.
— Nidalgazaui (@Nidalgazaui) April 11, 2018
Pro-Russian and pro-Syrian websites seem to be currently under attack.
* Fort Russ (@FortRussNews)- DOWN
* Hands Off Syria Sydney – DOWN
* 21 Century Wire (@21WIRE) – DOWN
* Syria News – DOWN
* Muraselon (@Muraselon) – DOWN * South Front – DOWN * Al-Masdar News – Still up for now
— Paul Antonopoulos (@oulosP) April 11, 2018
According to unconfirmed reports, Assad has fled Damascus. But Russian MP Dmitry Sablin, the coordinator of the Russian State Duma group for ties with Syria’s parliament, rejected such reports, according to TASS.