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Syria war: Tillerson to urge Russia to stop supporting Assad

The visit of US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to Russia comes amid tensions over last week's suspected chemical attack in Syria and US strikes on a Syrian base, reports with reference to the BBC. Russia has condemned the American strikes

US Envoy: No political solution in Syria with Assad in power

"There's not any sort of option where a political solution is going to happen with Assad at the head of the regime," Haley told "State of the Union" anchor Jake Tapper on CNN. "It just -- if you look at his

Ukraine Supports US Actions to Prevent Assad’s War Crimes in Future – President Poroshenko

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said this during a telephone conversation with US Vice President Mike Pence, who the President’s press secretary described as "good and very friendly", reports with reference to Ukrainska Pravda. Poroshenko told Pence about the deterioration of the

Kremlin reaction: US-Russia flights safety memorandum in Syria suspended

Russia suspends the Memorandum on preventing incidents and ensuring flights safety during operations in Syria earlier signed with the United States in the wake of the US strike on the Syrian airbase, the Russian Foreign Ministry reported on Friday, reports with

US launches military strike against Syria

On President Donald Trump's orders, US warships launched 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles at a Syrian government airbase where the warplanes that carried out the chemical attacks were based, US officials said, reports referring to CNN. The strike is the first direct

Trump: ‘I now have responsibility’ when it comes to Syria

"I now have responsibility, and I will have that responsibility and carry it very proudly," Trump said responding to a question about a White House statement Tuesday that blamed the attack in part on President Barack Obama, reports with reference

‘Chemical attack’ in Syria kills at least 35 people

At least 35 people, including nine children, were killed in an air raid that released "toxic gas" on the rebel-held Syrian town of Khan Sheikhun on Tuesday, a monitor said, reports with reference to Al Jazeera. Tuesday's attack caused many people