At 9 p.m. on 13th (Japan time 14th at 10 am), President TrumpTelevision address at the White HouseAnd the United States, Britain and France jointly cooperate in SyriaBashar AssadAnnounced that it began a military attack on the Bashar al-Assad regime. About the fact that Syria's Assad administration is believed to have carried out a chemical weapons attack on Duma (Douma) in the East Guta district that was controlled by dissidents on April 7, "This massacre is a very terrible administration It shows that the pattern of chemical weapons use has been highly escalated. "
President Trump said, "I ordered the US military to commence a precision attack targeting Syrian dictator Bashar Asad's chemical weapons," and furthermore, "We are on a strategy in line with the French and British forces I am grateful to both countries. "
Secretary of Defense Matisse said, "We sent an obvious message to Asado" on the Defense Department's attack on Syria's Assad regime. Mr. Matisse said, "When the Syrian civil war ended by the Geneva peace process that is supported by the United Nations (UN), it is time for all civilized nations to be promptly united", and there is no report of damages by the US military, and further I made it clear that the attack was not planned.
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