SYRIA (OBSERVATORY) – The United States is “the enemy of Syria and humanity”, but the Syrian Republic has already proven that it is able “to face this aggression,” said the governor of Homs, Talal Barazi, in commenting on possible US military strikes against his country.
The United States is openly hostile to Syria and to humanity as a whole, Homs Governor Talal Barazi told Russian journalists on Wednesday , citing Washington’s threats to launch any military strikes against the country. country.
“They [the United States, ed] are the enemies of Syria and the enemies of humanity. They keep talking about military operations and ballistic strikes against Syria and the Syrian people, “he told reporters after a meeting with a Russian parliamentary delegation staying in Homs.
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“But we have proved that we are able to cope with this aggression.”
“On our side, we will continue to do everything possible in the name of peace, the restoration of stability and the recovery of Syria. Today, it’s the most important for us,” Talal Barazi continued.
Donald Trump threatened Monday to take military action against the Syrian authorities after the alleged use of toxic substances in the Syrian city of Duma . Moscow warned Washington about the serious impact of a strike against Syria, if Russian citizens were victims.
In recent days, the situation in Syria has become seriously tense. According to Western countries, an alleged chemical attack occurred on April 7 in the city of Douma, near the Syrian capital. Russia has denied reports of a chlorine bomb allegedly dropped by Syrian government forces.
The Russian military has described as false photos of victims of the alleged chemical attack in Duma published by the “White Helmets” on social networks. Moscow believes that the purpose of these “intox” is to protect terrorists and to justify possible external actions.
Damascus has described the accusations against the Syrian army related to chemical weapons as boring and unconvincing. The Syrian side has more than once pointed out that its entire chemical arsenal was removed from the country in 2014 under the control of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW).