President Trump warns Russian Federation and Iran over attack on Syrian rebel stronghold

President Trump warns Russian Federation and Iran over attack on Syrian rebel stronghold

On Sunday an attack was reported in Syria near the Al-Maza military airport in Damascus, which was attributed to Israel. "The Russians and Iranians would be making a grave humanitarian mistake to take part in this potential human tragedy", Mr Trump tweeted.

During their meeting Assad and Zarif discussed the agenda of the summit in Iran. Senators press Trump on ending Yemen civil war Senators press Trump administration on Yemen civil war MORE on Friday tweeted that Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov "is defending Syrian and Russian assault" on the province and in another tweet wrote that the people of Syria "will suffer from this aggression".

"All of Syrian territory must be preserved and all the sects and groups should start the round of reconstruction as one collective and the displaced should return to their families", Zarif said, according to Fars News.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights war monitor said Mazzeh was hit by a "possible Israeli missile, which hit a munitions store setting off successive explosions".

Despite a 55-kilometer (34-mile) deconfliction zone around the base, Al-Tanf is seen as a potential flashpoint between United States and Iranian or Tehran-backed forces.

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Syria has been fighting in a seven-year civil war, and Russian Federation and Iran have backed Assad.

Netanyahu discussed "the situation in Syria and the joint effort to stop Iran's terror and aggression" with James Jeffrey, the U.S. special representative for Syria engagement, said a statement. Tens of thousands of people fled to Idlib after surrendering in government offensives elsewhere, choosing to relocate to an opposition-held area rather than risk reprisals or forced conscription at the hands of the government.

Thousands of government troops have been surrounding the area, preparing for what appears to be a major assault.

Eleven more loyalists to Bashar al-Assad - four Syrians and seven non-Syrians - were injured, reported the Observatory citing reliable sources.

The U.S. and France have warned an Idlib offensive would trigger a humanitarian crisis and warned that a chemical attack in Idlib would prompt a western retaliation.

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