At 9 o'clock on the evening of the 13th, US time, US President Trump made a speech at the White House, announcing an accurate strike against Syria’s chemical weapons.
In addition, Trump also said that Britain and France participated in this military operation.
Xinhua News Agency reporters heard heavy explosions in the air in Damascus, Syria, on the early morning of the 14th. Syrian state television said that the United States, Britain, and France have “invaded” Syria.
Earlier, a suspected chemical weapons attack took place on the 7th in the East Ghouta area in Syria, killing more than 70 people. As soon as the report was reported, the Syrian opposition, the United States, the United Kingdom, and France all accused the Syrian government forces of using chemical weapons to attack innocent civilians. However, Syria firmly denied it and accused the West and the Syrian opposition of attaining ostracism in order to protect the besieged terrorists. The Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs believes that the rumor is aimed at protecting terrorists and seeking excuses for external forces to launch attacks.
On the morning of April 11th, Beijing time, the United Nations Security Council voted on three draft resolutions on Syria’s chemical weapons, which were not passed. Earlier, Trump had threatened to let the U.S. missiles fly to Syria. The Russian Foreign Ministry spokesman then responded that "smart" missiles should fly to terrorists rather than a legitimate government. Is the launch of "smart" missiles an attempt to destroy CW attacks? After receiving the response, Trump released a tweet expressing his desire to stop the "arms race."
On April 12, a spokesperson for the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs once said that the U.S. armed threat to Syria is trampling on the UN Charter and urges the WHO of the United Nations to behave in a fair manner and not to lead the movement.
On the issue of Syria, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Ruan Shuang emphasized at the regular press conference on the 12th that China has consistently adhered to the peaceful resolution of disputes and has consistently opposed the use of force or threats to the use of force in international relations. It has consistently advocated that it should follow the UN Charter. Acting. He called on relevant parties to remain calm and exercise restraint so that tensions can be eased as soon as possible.
April 15, 2018
[05:26] Anti-war organizations across the UK plan to hold 15 anti-war parades
From April 13 to April 17, anti-war organizations throughout the United Kingdom plan to hold 15 anti-war parades to protest the U.S.-British air strike against Syria.
On April 13th, in the cities of London, Manchester, Leeds, Duncaster and Sheffield, large-scale anti-aircraft demonstrations against air strikes in Syria have been held. On April 14th, night attacks launched jointly by the United States, Britain, and France were conducted. After the implementation, five anti-war parades broke out in Edinburgh, Cardiff, Norwich, Nottingham, and Liverpool. In the future, on the 16th and 17th, there will be anti-war demonstrations, including 16th of the next Monday at 5pm. Half of the demonstrations will be dedicated to protests in front of the parliament building in London. The polling institutions in the UK show that only 22% of the people surveyed support the British air raids, more than 40% of the people explicitly oppose military intervention, and more than 30% of the people do not know what to choose. (CCTV)
[05:24]Prime Minister Expresses U.S. Support for U.S
On the evening of the 14th, local time, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stated in a statement that he supported earlier air attacks on Syria by the United States, Britain, France, and other countries.
Netanyahu said in a statement that he announced one year ago that "Israel fully supports President Trump's opposition to the use and proliferation of chemical weapons. The U.S.-led air strikes against Syria indicate their (United States, Britain, and France) commitments. It is not limited to verbal declarations." In his statement, he also accused Syrian President Assad of "seeking weapons of mass destruction," "ignoring international law," and "providing Iran with forward positions." For a long time, Israel has regarded Iran and Hezbollah as the most important security threat in the region. Israel’s Defense Minister Lieberman stated last week that Israel will never allow Iran to establish a permanent military base in Syria, for which Israel is willing to pay any price. (CCTV)
[01:26]The Security Council failed to pass a draft resolution submitted by Russia that condemns U.S.
On the 14th, local time, the Security Council failed to pass the draft resolution submitted by Russia that condemned the United States, Britain and France for using force against Syria. According to Reuters, eight countries voted against the draft, with 3 votes in favor and 4 abstentions. (CCTV)
[01:22]President of Bolivia condemns U.S. government as the most important threat to the region at the Summit of the Americas
On the 14th, local time, at the 8th Summit of the Americas (Latin America Summit) held in Lima, Peru, the President of Bolivia, Morales, stated in the speech of the General Assembly that “we have the responsibility to discuss the threats facing our hemisphere, including democracy, The most important threat to peace and multilateralism is the U.S. government.” Prior to that, Morales condemned the U.S. government’s military strike against Syria on social media. He thought that Trump launched a crazy attack and ignored the people of the world. The peace and dignity of the United States came after the United States invaded Iraq on the grounds of non-genuine weapons of mass destruction. Now they are using similar excuse to launch missiles into Syria. (CCTV)
[01:19]The Permanent Representative of China to the United Nations: Any unilateral military action that bypasses the UN Security Council is contrary to the purposes and principles of the UN Charter.
On the 14th, local time, at the emergency meeting of the Security Council on the latest situation in Syria, Ma Zhaoxu, Chinese Permanent Representative to the United Nations, said in his speech that China has always insisted on the peaceful resolution of disputes, opposed the use of force in international relations, and advocated respect for the sovereignty and independence of all countries. With territorial integrity, any unilateral military action that bypasses the UN Security Council will violate the purposes and principles of the "UN Charter," and will violate the basic norms of international law and international relations. It will also add new and complicated factors to the resolution of the Syrian issue. (CCTV)
[01:03]British Defense Ministry: Four Tornado Fighters Air Raid A Syrian Missile Base
The British Ministry of Defense website No. 14 disclosed the details of the sky attack on Syria. At 4 o'clock on the 14th, British time, four Tornado GR4s bombers taking off from the Cyprus military base participated in an air strike against Syria. The target location is more than 20 kilometers west of the Syrian city of Holms. It is a former missile launch site.
The statement said: After detailed scientific analysis, air raids must achieve the greatest possible impact on the storage of "chemical weapons" on the ground, while also avoiding the "pollution of pollutants". In the past three years, the British military base in Cyprus has been involved in the air strikes against extremist groups. Not long ago, there were news of the death of British secret personnel in the Syrian battlefield. This time, in order to avoid the anti-missile devices of Syrian government forces and Russian troops, the British used remote stealth missiles in air strikes. It is said that the risk of action is higher than before. Two days before this air raid, British Minister of Defense Gavin Williamson made his first visit to Amman and the United Arab Emirates. Seek military support from Gulf partner countries. A total of 1,350 British military personnel currently participate in the "counter-terrorism operations" in the Middle East, including intelligence personnel, and officers who train Iraqi forces and Syrian rebel groups. Since March, the British have carried out air strike missions in the Syrian region up to 5 times (including this time). (CCTV)
[00:36]NATO Secretary General:NATO member states support US, British and French air strikes against Syria
On the afternoon of the 14th, local time, representatives of the United States, Britain and France in NATO briefly reported to NATO member countries on the 14th about Syrian air strikes in Brussels. NATO Secretary General Stoltenberg said after the meeting that NATO member states support the United States and Britain. This measure of law. He said that the target of air strikes by the United States, Britain, and France is mainly the chemical weapons facilities of the Syrian government, effectively reducing the amount of chemical weapons held by the Syrian government, and will prevent the Syrian government from using chemical weapons again. (CCTV)
[00:29]The United States and Russia represent the tit for tat
The Security Council held an emergency meeting and the representatives of the United States and Russia were tit for tat. (CCTV)
April 14, 2018
[23:13]Russian military: Syrian Air Force airport is undamaged
On April 14, local time, Sergei Rutskoy, director of the Russian Armed Forces Combat Bureau, stated that the Syrian Air Force airport has not been damaged in the US-British-France missile strike. Rutskoi announced the details of the missile attack on Syria Airport. Four missiles attacked Duvali Airport, 12 attacked Dumer Airport, 18 attacked Breeze Airport, and 12 attacked Shailat Airport. All of the above missiles were Shot down before hitting the target, Syrian Airport did not receive any damage. In addition, the U.S. airport and Homs airport, which were not used by the Syrian Army, were also attacked by missiles but they were not seriously damaged. (CCTV)
【22:55】Russian Foreign Minister: U.S., British, French, and Syrian military strikes will undermine Syria’s chemical weapons investigation
On April 14, local time, Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov told the media that the U.S., British, and French military strikes against Syria will undermine Syria’s chemical weapons investigation. Lavrov accused the U.S., Britain, and France of their military operations not being authorized by the United Nations. At the same time, these countries have no conclusive evidence that the Syrian government has used chemical weapons. Lavrov said that the Russian side will continue to focus on the "Srippal poisoning" incident and the warring doubts in Syria's East Quta region. He hopes that the international community will work together to find out the truth of these incidents. (CCTV)
[22:34]Russia: US-British-France Attacks Interfere with Political Negotiation Process
The Russian side stated that the Security Council should review the Syrian situation and that air strikes by the United States, Britain, and France interfere with the process of political negotiations. (CCTV)
【22:30】Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov Holds Press Conference
Putin and Macron communicated on the Syrian-Turkish military incident. Russia has not responded to the joint investigation initiative. Britain refused to reply to the former Russian agent. The OPCW could not confirm whether CW was used or not. The US military cracked down on the results of the investigation. (CCTV)
[21:49]US Department of Defense: Effectively Cracking Down on the Assad Government's Chemical Warfare
On the morning of the 14th, local time, the Pentagon held a press conference, saying that at 9 o'clock in the evening, the U.S., British, French, and French forces launched a total of 105 missiles. They accurately attacked three Assad core military targets and effectively attacked Assad. The government's ability to use chemical weapons. The Ministry of National Defense stated that compared to the military operations in 2017, the power of this military operation was twice that of last year, and it was a blow to the Assad government’s core armed forces. The Ministry of Defense claimed that this was the result of coordinated operations between the United States, Britain, and France and did not cause civilian casualties. At the same time, the Ministry of Defense confirmed that Russia had not dispatched fighter jets during the strike of the day. The Ministry of Defense also said that the relevant evidence is still being assessed and it has been determined whether the Assad government uses sarin gas, but no relevant evidence has been released. The next step for the US military action will depend on the actions of the Assad government and Russia’s response. (CCTV)
[20:59]Iraqi Ministry of Foreign Affairs Expresses Concern over US Air Attack on Syria
On the 14th, the Iraqi Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued a statement expressing concern over the US and its allies’ attempts to carry out air strikes in Syria. They believed that this act was very dangerous and would affect many innocent people. In addition, the statement stressed that Syria must seek a political solution. This is in line with the expectations of the Syrian people. Such military actions will push the regional situation into a dangerous situation, threaten regional security and stability, and create new opportunities for terrorism expansion. In the statement, the Iranian Foreign Ministry again called on the Arab League summit to take a clear attitude towards the dangerous development of the situation. (CCTV)
【20:34】The Security Council will hold an urgent meeting on the Syrian situation at 11 o'clock in Beijing time tonight
The reporter learned from the Chinese Permanent Mission to the United Nations that at 11 o'clock on the 14th, New York time, and 11 o'clock on the 14th, Beijing time, the Security Council will hold an emergency meeting on the situation in Syria. Permanent representatives of various countries to the United Nations will speak at the meeting. (CCTV)
[19:58]Iranian President Rohani speaks with Syrian President Assad in solidarity with Syria
Iranian state television reported on the 14th that Iranian President Rohani had a phone call with Syrian President Assad on the 14th during local time. During the call, Rohani strongly condemned the U.S.-British-U.S. military intervention in Syria. He emphasized that the U.S., Britain, and France are completely in violation of international law. According to the guidelines, he also stated that Iran will continue to firmly support the Syrian government and people. Assad expressed thanks to the Iranian government and people for their support during this call, and stated that "the aggressive acts of the United States, Britain, and France will have no result." (CCTV)
[19:34]President Lebanese: U.S., British, French, and French attacked Syria to bring the region into crisis
On the 14th, Lebanese President Michel Aoun issued a statement on U.S., Britain and France against Syria, stating that the move was not conducive to the political resolution of the Syrian crisis, hindering all current efforts to end the suffering of the Syrian people, and plunging the region into a crisis that is difficult to initiate dialogue. . For this reason, Lebanese opposition to any Arab country has suffered from external attacks. He also warned that the development of the situation in the near future will make Syria once again fall into the game of power between big powers, which will further complicate the situation. (CCTV)
【19:04】Saudi Bahrain Supports U.S., British, and Syrian Military Action
On the 14th, local time, the Saudi National TV quoted the senior officials of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs as saying that it fully supported the military strikes against Syria launched by the United States, Britain, and France and stated that the action was "a response to the Syrian government’s continued use of chemical weapons to suppress its own people." . Earlier, the Saudi Crown Prince stated in his visit to France that Saudi Arabia had communicated with the United States, France and other countries on the Syrian chemical warfare incident. If necessary, Saudi Arabia will provide necessary cooperation and cooperation to combat Syrian government’s military objectives. On the same day, Bahrain also expressed its support for the U.S., Britain, and France’s military strikes against Syria. (CCTV)
[18:52]Italian Prime Minister: The Syrian military action should not be the beginning of the escalation of the situation
On April 14, local time, Italian Prime Minister Paul Gentiloni made a speech on the current situation in Syria. He stated that the military operation against Syria was a response to the use of chemical weapons, but it cannot and should not be the beginning of the escalation of the situation. . Gentiloni said that Italy has not participated in the military operations against Syria. Although it provides logistical support to the United States, it has insisted that direct attacks against Syria cannot be launched from Italian territory. He hoped that today’s military action is not just a wake-up call, but also can encourage all parties to conduct dialogue and consultation in a centralized manner. On the same day, Gentiloni also telephoned Italian President Matarella to discuss the current situation in Syria. (CCTV)
[18:02]Western netizens furiously criticize the "night attack" Syria in the US media on social media
On social media platforms such as Twitter and Facebook, Internet users in Western countries and people in the international community have been furiously attacking the U.S., British, French and Air Forces for attacking Syria. Some netizens also replaced their avatars with anti-war images on Facebook: A huge bomb was hit with a fork to show its opposition to the U.S., British, and French military intervention in Syria. (CCTV)
[17:31]China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs: Political Solution Is the Only Realistic Way out of Syria
Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hua Chunying: The Chinese side believes that a comprehensive, impartial, and objective investigation should be conducted on suspected Syrian militarization attacks to arrive at a reliable conclusion that can stand the test of history. Prior to this, the parties could not prejudge the results. China believes that the political settlement is the only realistic way out of the Syrian issue. All parties concerned in the international community should continue to support the role of the United Nations in mediating the main channels and work together to make unremitting efforts to promote the Syrian issue. (CCTV)
[17:15]Jacques Sheminard, Chairman of the French Unity and Progress Party, condemns the Macronian government’s military intervention in Syria
Chairman of the French Unity and Progress Party and the 2017 French presidential election candidate Jacques Cheminade issued a statement on social media in the morning of April 14, stating that France’s participation in military strikes against Syria is a hypocritical obedience to American and British opinions. He condemned that Macron had criticized Sarkozy's actions against Libya, but he did not follow Sarkozy on the issue of Syria. (CCTV)
[16:42]French President Mark Long took a remote view of the French attack on Syria
On April 14, local time, the French presidential palace Elysee Palace news said that the French President Mark Long remotely observed the French attack on Syria. Mark Long previously stated that France had painted a red line on chemical weapons in May 2017 and stated that on the 13th night it had ordered a military strike against Syria’s suspected chemical weapons targets. (CCTV)
[16:04]Islamic Revolutionary Guards in Iran warn of serious consequences for military intervention in Syria
General Jadallah Javani, a senior general of the Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard and political representative of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, said that the United States will face the consequences of its actions against Syria. The U.S. and its allies’ intervention in Syria will not change the domestic situation in Syria. It will make the situation in Syria and the region more complicated. He stressed that the resistance camp will not be damaged, but will be more powerful. (CCTV)
【15:56】Russian President Vladimir Putin issued a statement on Syria's "precise military strike" against the United States, Britain and France
Russian President Vladimir Putin issued a statement on Syria's "precise military strike" against the United States, Britain and France: This is an act of aggression. So far, no evidence has been found of any use of chemical weapons in Syria. This action will seriously affect the situation in the Middle East. Russia will ask the UN Security Council to hold an emergency meeting to discuss the consequences of the joint military operations in the United States, Britain and France. (CCTV)
【15:45】Russian Federal Council: Russia Should Respond to Western Attacks against Syria through Legal Measures
On the 14th, local time, the chairman of the Russian Federation Commission on International Affairs Konstantin Korsakov said in a statement that Russia should respond to Western attacks against Syria through legal means rather than military means. Kosachev said that currently Russia’s military facilities in Syria have not been hit by the West, so the Russian side should not resort to military means to fight back. He also called on the United Nations to convene a meeting of the Security Council to discuss the current situation. (CCTV)
【15:33】French politicians are divided on participating in military strikes against Syria
French political circles have divided opinions on whether they participate in the military strike against Syria. Left-wing politicians, including former President Hollande, and Amon, the 2017 presidential election, expressed support for the government’s military strike against Syria. Right-wing MPs demanded that the government proceed cautiously while left-wing politicians Mei Langxiong and far-right politician Le Pen It is strongly opposed to this. (CCTV)
【15:03】NATO Secretary General Makes Statement on U.S., British and French Attacks on Syria
NATO Secretary-General Stoltenberg issued a brief statement in the early morning of the 14th and expressed his support for U.S., Britain, France and Syria. Stoltenberg said that the air strikes will reduce the Syrian government forces’ ability to use chemical weapons further against their own people. (CCTV)
【14:32】Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Claims Support for U.S., Britain, and France Against Syria
According to a report from the Kyodo News Agency, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told reporters in the United States, Britain, and France against Syria on the 14th that he "supports the United States, Britain, and France in their determination not to use chemical weapons." He said "I think this action is a measure to prevent the situation from worsening." Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono delivered a speech in Nara City, emphasizing that “people and countries that are collecting information and using chemical weapons must be punished.” (People's Network)
【14:31】My Embassy in Syria: Staff Security
According to Ma Xuliang, the Counsellor of the Chinese Embassy in Syria, local time this morning, the United States launched a military strike against Syria’s specific targets, so the embassy area was not affected. At present, the embassy staff is safe and the building is intact. In addition, Ma Counselor introduced that the embassy had already made relevant plans for the military attack against the United States. According to the statistics of the embassy, there are currently 83 Chinese citizens in Syria. After the military attack, the embassy contacted them at the first time. As of now, there are no reports of casualties among Chinese citizens. Next, the embassy has already planned and deployed what may have happened. (CCTV)
[14:01]Russian Defense Ministry: Most of the missiles that were attacked in Syria were shot down
According to news released by the Russian Ministry of National Defense, most of the cruise missiles and air-to-ground missiles that attacked Syria were shot down by Syrian air defense units during the flight. It is reported that the missiles that attacked Syria came from the US Navy’s two warships in the Red Sea, the tactical aviation forces in the Mediterranean, and the B-1B strategic bomber in Atatv region in Syria. More than 100 missiles were launched. (CCTV)
【13:29】Russian Ministry of Defense: Syria has suffered more than 100 missile attacks
According to the Russian Ministry of National Defense, on the 14th, local time, Syria’s military and civilian targets were hit by more than 100 cruise missiles and air-to-surface missiles from the United States, Britain, and France. According to reports, these more than 100 missiles originated from the air and maritime military forces of the United States, Britain, and France. (CCTV)
[13:00]Russian Federation Council: Western attack on Syria is to disrupt the investigation of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons
According to a report from RIA Novosti, local time on the 14th, Konstantin Korsakov, chairman of the Federal Affairs Committee’s Committee on International Affairs, stated in a statement that the Western countries’ military strikes against Syria were apparently aimed at disrupting the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons against Syria. The “chemical warfare incident” investigation, which today happens to be the first day that the organization began its work, does not want the investigation to begin. (CCTV)
[12:51]Air strikes against Syria in the United States, Britain and France have caused at least six Syrian civilians to be wounded
According to the news of the Russian Satellite News Agency, air strikes against Syria by the United States, Britain, and France have caused at least six Syrian civilians to be wounded. (CCTV)
[12:38]French President Mark Long issued an announcement in the early morning of the 14th local time
French President Mark Long said in an announcement issued on the morning of the 14th, local time, according to Article 35 and Section 2 of the French Constitution, the French government will inform the parliament about the military operation and debate it in the Parliament. However, the debate does not have the nature of voting. Only if the military action exceeds four months does the French government need to obtain a deferral mandate through a parliamentary vote. Before this, French political circles divided their views on whether they participated in the military strike against Syria. Left-wing politicians, including former President Hollande, and Amon, the 2017 presidential election, expressed support for the government’s military strike against Syria. Right-wing MPs demanded that the government proceed cautiously while left-wing politicians Mei Langxiong and far-right politician Le Pen It is strongly opposed to this. (CCTV)
[12:14]Russia's Ministry of National Defense Says U.S., Britain and France Missiles Have Not Entered Russian Air Defense Area
According to the news of Russian TV station today: The Russian Ministry of National Defense stated that missiles from the United States, Britain, and France did not enter the Russian air defense region. (CCTV)
[11:54]British Prime Minister Teresa May to Hold Press Conference
British Prime Minister Teresa May will hold a press conference on British participation in Syria air strikes at the Downing Street Prime Minister’s Office at 9:00 am local time on Saturday, 14th. (CCTV)
[11:34]British Air Force fighters participating in air strikes return to Air Force Base Cyprus
British Sky TV said that an Air Force fighter (Tornado jet) involved in air strikes had returned to the Air Force Base in Cyprus. (CCTV)
[11:33]Canadian Prime Minister Made a Statement: Supporting U.S.-British-French Coalition Forces to Support Syria
The Prime Minister of Canada, Trudeau, issued a brief statement on the evening of the 13th. He expressed support for the U.S.-British-French military attack on Syria and condemned Syrian government forces for using chemical weapons against their own people. The statement also stated that Canada will work with the international community to continue to investigate the use of chemical weapons in Syria. Prior to this, Canada had already rejected the request of the United States for Canada to participate in the military operations against Syria. (CCTV)
[11:25]Russian Federation Duma Urges Urgent U.N. General Assembly
According to a report from the Russian News Agency, on the 14th, local time, Yuri Schweitkin, vice chairman of the Duma defense and security commission of the Russian Federation, stated that the Russian side called for an urgent convening of a UN general assembly to discuss the US and its allies launching a "military strike" against Syria. behavior. The Russian side believes that the current issues should be resolved through diplomatic channels. The actions of the US and its allies are a serious violation of international standards. (CCTV)
【11:05】Russian Embassy in the United States: Serious consequences for the United States
According to Russian media reports, the Russian ambassador to the United States Antonov issued a statement after the United States, Britain and France announced the beginning of cracking down on Syria, saying that the actions of the three countries would have serious consequences. They ignored the Russian warning and this action seriously threatened Russia’s Safety. The Russian ambassador to the United States also stated that the United States, Britain and France should bear full responsibility for this. The United States is the world’s largest chemical weapons possessor, and the United States has no right to accuse other countries of this. (CCTV)
【11:02】Syrian government figures: U.S., Britain, and France will fail
According to the Syrian official news agency: Syrian government figures said that when terrorists fail, the United States, Britain, and France will intervene and invade Syria, and their actions will fail. (CCTV)
[11:00]Russia: "precise blow" threatens Russia's security Russia will not sit idly by
After the U.S., Britain and France conducted a "precise blow" on Syria, Russian Duma officials stated that Russia strongly opposes the military attacks launched by the United States, Britain, and France. This is not only a serious violation of international norms, but also a naked violation of a sovereign state. It threatens Russian security. As a nuclear power, Russia will not sit idly by. (CCTV)
[10:48]Russian Embassy in the United States: Such actions will not have no consequences
Russian Embassy in the United States: We were threatened. We warn that such actions will not have no consequences. All responsibilities are attributed to Washington, London, and Paris. (People's Daily)
[10:40]Admiral of the US Marines: This time the two allies of the United Kingdom and France participated in the operation.
US Marine Corps Admiral Joseph Dunford claimed that the last air strike conducted by the United States after being attacked by chemical weapons in the East Ghouta area was a unilateral action. This time, two allies, Britain and France, were involved. (CCTV)
[10:39]Attack on Damascus International Airport
It is reported that Damascus International Airport was attacked but it has not yet been confirmed. (CCTV)
[10:38]Admiral of the US Marine Corps: U.S. did not inform Russia in advance of the issue of Syria air strikes
Beijing time 10:30 Summary of points: 1 The United States, Britain and France launched an air strike against Syria on the evening of the 13th. The air strikes hit a total of three strongholds targeting Syria's infrastructure for the development and production of chemical weapons. 2 The United States stated that if the Syrian government does not stop using chemical weapons, the U.S. military response to Syria will be implemented for a long time; 3 The U.S. Marine Corps Joseph Dunford said that the United States has not notified Russia in advance of the Syrian air strike issue. (China News Network)
[10:34]US Department of Defense: Three locations in Syria have been attacked
The US Department of Defense announced at the press conference that three locations in Syria had been attacked. The first target was a "scientific research institute" located in Damascus. The second goal is a "storage facility" located west of Homs. They believe that this facility stores precursor chemicals and sarin. The third goal is a chemical warehouse and an "important command post." (CCTV)
[10:30]U.S. Intelligence Agency Determines Syrian Government Uses Chlorine Chemical Weapons
U.S. Defense Secretary Matisse said that U.S. intelligence agencies have determined that the Syrian government uses chlorine chemical weapons. Investigations into whether or not to use sarin gas are still in progress. (CCTV)
[10:19]US Department of Defense Holds Press Conference Clears Three Targets
The US Department of Defense is holding a press conference. Dunford, chairman of the Association, announced that the first target is a scientific research center. The second target is a chemical weapons storage center west of Homs. The third goal is to approach the second target. A CW storage and military command complex. (People's Daily)
[10:15]U.S. Defence Minister: The strike plan tonight has been completed
US Defense Secretary Matisse said that the strike plan tonight has been completed and there are no more plans. (CCTV)
[10:14]Russian Defense Commissioner Says U.S. Violation of International Law is Russia’s Aggression
Russia’s satellite communications network reported that Alexander Shelin, the first deputy chairman of the Russian Duma’s defense committee, stated that the U.S.’s military strike against Syria violated international law and was an “aggression” against Russia. (People's Daily)
【10:05】Syrian air-defense forces launched counterattacks on US, British and French air strikes, and shot down 13 missiles.
After being bombed, Syrian air defense forces launched a counterattack and shot down 13 missiles in southern Damascus. Shortly before this, Trump said that it will continue to bomb Syria until the Syrian government stops using CW attacks. (People's Daily Overseas Edition)
【10:02】At present, nine locations in Syria have been attacked
According to CCTV reporter Xu Dezhi, there are currently nine locations in Syria that have been attacked. (CCTV)
[09:50]U.S. used wuhua as an excuse to directly use force against Syria.
In fact, on April 7, a year ago, the United States launched a missile attack on Syrian Air Force Base. At that time, the United States used the excuse that "Syrian government forces launched a chemical attack." This reason is called by the Syrian government as naked. The Syrian government has stated on many occasions that Syrian government forces have never used or used any chemical weapons, not only against civilians, but also against terrorists. (CCTV)
[09:47]Trump: U.S. troops will not stay in Syria indefinitely
In a televised speech on the evening of the 13th, Trump also stated that the US military will not remain in Syria indefinitely. At present, 2,000 U.S. troops are helping Kurds fight against extremist groups in northwestern Syria. (CCTV)
[09:46]Russia has not reported on the U.S.’s counterattack on “offensive” Syria.
CCTV's reporter in Moscow, Wang Bin, said that the telephone connection, the Russian side has not yet on the United States to "attack" Syria counterattack related reports. (CCTV)
[09:39]Syria has counterattacked air strikes against the United States, Britain, and France
According to al-Jazeera television quoted Syrian state television as saying that Syria has counterattacked air strikes against the United States, Britain, and France. (CCTV)
[09:35]U.S. Targeted Syrian Precision Strikes Use Tomahawk Cruise Missiles
US media claimed that the United States used Tomahawk cruise missiles for Syria’s precision strikes. According to U.S. Department of Defense officials, U.S. military fleets and aircraft were used during this military operation. (CCTV)
【09:30】Teresa May Authorizes British Army to Participate in Syrian Military Operations
According to the British Guardian Alert, the British Prime Minister, Teresa May, has issued a statement that has authorized the British military to participate in the Syrian military operations. (CCTV)
【09:27】Multiple explosions in Damascus, Syria
On the 14th, local time, many explosions took place in Damascus, the capital of Syria, and smog was burning in the eastern part of the city. (People's Daily)
【09:21】Syrian media: U.S., Britain, France and Syria launch "aggression against Syria"
Xinhua News Agency reporters heard heavy explosions in the air in Damascus, Syria, on the early morning of the 14th. Syrian state television said that the United States, Britain, and France have “invaded” Syria. (Xinhua News Agency)
【09:09】Trump Announces Precise Combat of Syrian Chemical Warfare Sites
At 9 o'clock on the evening of the 13th, US time, US President Trump made a speech at the White House, announcing an accurate strike against Syria’s chemical weapons. (People's Daily)