The United States, France and the United Kingdom launch an attack on Syria in response to the alleged use of chemical weapons by Bashar al-Assad

“Mission accomplished,” President Donald Trump said Saturday on the military attack he ordered overnight against Syria.

“It was a perfectly executed attack,” he added.

The United States, with the support of France and the United Kingdom, launched joint military action in response to the alleged use of chemical weapons in Douma by the government of Bashar al-Assad.

The offensive, limited to one night, was announced by President Donald Trump in a televised message on Friday, in which he assured that it was “precision attacks against targets related to the chemical weapons capabilities of the Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad.” .

This Saturday Trump tweeted thanking both countries for “their wisdom and the power of their excellent armed forces.”

The president of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of the United States, Joseph Dunford, pointed out the three main objectives:

A scientific research facility in Damascus, allegedly connected to the production of chemical and biological weapons

A chemical weapons storage facility west of the city of Homs

A warehouse of alleged chemical weapons equipment and an important command post, also near Homs

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