Reports: Pentagon Looking Into Potential Russian Involvement in Syria Chemical Attack
There are multiple reports this afternoon that the Pentagon is investigating the possibility of Russian involvement in the Syrian chemical weapons attack this week:
— CNN (@CNN) April 7, 2017
BREAKING: Senior U.S. military officials say Pentagon looking into whether Russia participated in Syrian chemical weapons attack.
— AP Politics (@AP_Politics) April 7, 2017
BREAKING: US military officials examining whether Russia played role in Syrian chemical weapons attack. (h/t @ckubeNBC)
— Peter Alexander (@PeterAlexander) April 7, 2017
Russian military officials were notified last night in advance of the strikes in Syria.
U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley said in remarks earlier this afternoon that the Russian government “bears considerable responsibility” in the attack because “every time Assad has crossed the line of human decency, Russia has stood beside him.”
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