And Trump´s answer (Daily Mail 11 April 2018):
Sputnik 11 April 2018: Yevgeny Serebrennikov, first deputy chairman of the Russian upper house’s Defense Committee:
“As the Defense Ministry has already pointed out, the Russian military bases in Hmeymim and Tartus are under firm protection. At the same time, we expect that in the event of US strikes, if any, the lives of our servicemen will not be in danger. I think that the United States understands this and will not allow it, because otherwise, Russia’s response will be immediate, as the chief of the Russian General Staff has said,” Serebrennikov said.
Turkish news agency Yeni Safak reported, citing International Relations scholar Zakariye Molahafci, that the US had designated 22 targets, including Russian sites, in Syria.
Washington has maintained the threat of rocket strikes in response to Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad’s horrifying chemical attack on the rebel-held town of Douma on Saturday (False Flag).
Amid rising tensions today, Moscow’s UN envoy Vasily Nebenzia pleaded with America not to take action and warned the US it will ‘bear responsibility’ for any ‘illegal military adventure’ it carries out.
Russia’s ambassador to Lebanon, Alexander Zasypkin, told Hezbollah’s al-Manar TV that any US missiles fired at Syria would be shot down and the launch sites targeted, Reuters reports. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov urged restraint this morning, saying countries should avoid taking action that could further destabilise the war-torn country.
But Britain, France and the US are continuing to discuss possible military strikes to punish Assad for the atrocity with speculation mounting today about what action will be taken
This morning, the pan-European air traffic control agency Eurocontrol warned aircraft to be careful when flying close to Syria. It said that air-to-ground and/or cruise missiles could be used within the next three days and there was a possibility of intermittent disruption of radio navigation equipment.
Aus Trump´s Ovalem Büro: Die militärischen Oberbefehlshaber der US zu Kriegsrat versammelt
Due to the possible launch of air strikes into Syria with air-to-ground and/or cruise missiles within the next 72 hours, and the possibility of intermittent disruption of radio navigation equipment, due consideration needs to be taken when planning flight operations in the Eastern Mediterranean/Nicosia FIR area,’ it said, referring to the designated airspace.
Meanwhile, the US military appeared to be in position to carry out any attack order this morning with a Navy destroyer, the USS Donald Cook, getting underway in the eastern Mediterranean on Monday after completing a port call in Cyprus.
US attack marine now crossing Atlantic
The guided missile destroyer is armed with Tomahawk cruise missiles, the weapon of choice in a U.S. attack one year ago on an airfield in Syria following an alleged sarin gas attack on civilians.
French Aquitaine “attacked” by Russian fighter jet.