Syria decries US missile attack on army airbase as ‘act of aggression’


In this image released by the US Navy, the USS Ross fires a tomahawk land attack missile April 7, 2017. (By AFP)

Syria has censured a US missile attack targeting an army airbase near Homs as an “act of aggression” against the country.

“A US act of aggression (was committed) against Syrian military targets, using several missiles,” said the Syrian state TV right after the US announced the attack.

The attack drew the applause of the foreign-backed opposition, which called for continued US military action against the Arab country.

[This item is being updated.]


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