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7 April 2017 / ICDS in media, Armed Conflicts,

With US Attacks, Possibility of Further De-Escalation Gone

Reuters/Scanpix
Reuters/Scanpix

Director of the International Centre for Defence and Security Jüri Luik finds that after the air strikes against Syria's Shayat air force base, the new U.S. administration's position is clear, and that it is clearly against Bashar al-Assad's regime.

“The attack was a natural and understandable decision of the USA,” Luik commented, pointing out that Assad’s use of chemical weapons and thus weapons of mass destruction had been a clear violation of international law. “In that sense, what the USA did was entirely adequate,” Luik said in an interview with ERR’s Vikerraadio on Friday.

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