UNITED STATES (OBSERVATORY) – In the US, an analysis of intelligence on the supposedly taking place on April 7, the Khimataka in the Syrian city of the Duma continues.
This was stated by the head of the Pentagon, James Mattis, in response to a question about the availability of sufficient evidence for the charge of using chemical weapons of Syrian President Bashar Assad.
“We continue to evaluate the intelligence received – both our own and our allies. We are still working on this, ” Tass quotes him .
As the agency reports, Mattis reiterated that the Pentagon has developed options for striking a number of government facilities in Syria in case the US president, Donald Trump, decides to use military force.
On April 9, the American head of state promised to take a decision within 48 hours on further actions of the US in connection with the alleged use of chemical weapons by Damascus.
This time has expired, there have been no official statements about Washington’s military response. At the same time, Trump wrote on his Twitter page that Russia should prepare for US missile strikes against Syrian state entities.
Damascus categorically denies the use of chemical weapons in the Syrian Duma. The Russian military did not find confirmation of the chemotherapy.