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19 July 2018


Pentagon says strikes "successfully hit every target"

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Pentagon spokesperson Dana White said the U.S. and allies "successfully hit every target" in airstrikes in Syria that took place overnight. The Pentagon is briefing reporters after the U.S., France and the United Kingdom launched a series of strikes at 9 p.m. ET Friday night, or roughly 4 a.m. local time in Syria.

Axar.az reports citing CBS News.

The attacks were in response to the Syrian regime's alleged use of chemical weapons last weekend. In total, the U.S. used 105 weapons against three targets.

"I can assure you we took every measure and precaution to strike only what we targeted and –– and we successfully hit every target, White told reporters Saturday.

White said the U.S. believes it has "significantly crippled" Assad's ability to carry out a chemical weapons attack. White said the mission in Syria remains defeating ISIS, but the U.S. will not stand by while Assad attacks "innocent Syrian people."

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2018.04.14 / 22:16
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