After Friday night's strikes against regime targets in Syria , he's demanding a concerted drive to resurrect the international peace process, last seen late in 2016. The strikes themselves were not about regime change or forcing Assad to negotiate, but about deterring the use of chemical weapons by the Assad regime, which remains free to kill Syrians with conventional methods. It was a message he repeated after the strikes to US President Donald Trump and the Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The US and RussiaFor any sort of diplomacy to occur, the downward spiral of US-Russia relations needs to be arrested. JUST WATCHED Iran fires missiles into Syria Replay More Videos ... MUST WATCH Iran fires missiles into Syria 03:06To Israel, the growing presence of the IRGC and Hezbollah in southern Syria is alarming.
Source: CNN April 16, 2018 03:33 UTC