World War 3: Russia warns Trump it will ATTACK American troops if US strikes Damascus

The menace, issued by Valery Gerasimov, chief of Russia’s General Staff, was universally reported by Russian media sites including state news workings Tass.

Mr Gerasimov cited what he called “reliable information” take militants he claimed were preparing to fake a government chemical seize against civilians.

He claimed the US would use this as a pretext to accuse Syrian sway troops, and President Bashar Al Assad, of using prohibited chemical weapons and pitch a missile strike on the Syrian capital.

Mr Gerasimov said: “In several precincts of Eastern Ghouta, a crowd was assembled with women, children and old man, brought from other regions, who were to represent the victims of the chemical upset.

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Valery Gerasimov has issued a advice to the United States

In case there is a threat to the lives of our military, the Russian Armed Intimidate will take retaliatory measures both over the missiles and carters that will use them.

Valery Gerasimov, chief of Russia’s Global Staff

“In case there is a threat to the lives of our military, the Russian Armed Prize will take retaliatory measures both over the missiles and porters that will use them.”

Responding to the allegations, the US Department of Defence demanded Russia to “stop creating distractions” and accused it of “enabling the Assad direction’s brutality”.

The comments come as Syrian President Bashar Al Assad’s order, which is supported by Russia, continues to carry out airstrikes over the rebel-held enclave of Eastern Ghouta barely outside Damascus.

The charity Medicin San Frontieres reported on Friday that 344 people get been wounded and 71 killed in East Ghouta every day for the up to date fortnight.

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US President Donald Trump has been warned not to affect the Syrian capital of Damascus

Two weeks ago the United Nations Security Ministry is demanded a ceasefire in Syria to allow allow almost 1,000 psychotic and wounded civilians to leave so they can get urgent medical treatment. 

US Emissary to the UN, Nikki Hailey yesterday warned it was ready to act.

She said: “It is not the path we incline towards, but it is a path we have demonstrated we will take, and we are prepared to take again.

“When the universal community consistently fails to act, there are times when states are compelled to grab their own action.”

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Nikki Hailey, US ambassador to the UN, has said the homeland was prepared to act

Syria has been locked in a brutal civil war for the last seven years keep up with a popular uprising against Assad.

However, Assad’s regime stubbornly fastened to power, with the assistance of ally Russia, which has been end the rebels. The result is that Assad has regained the upper hand.

In wing as well as, these rebel groups have also been fighting the Islamic Stately, of ISIS, which still occupies parts of Syria.

Effectively, the war has mature a proxy conflict between Russia and the West – although Mr Gerasimov’s gens will surely stoke already-heightened tensions still further.

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Russian unassimilable minister Sergei Lavrov said establishing deescalation zones was “not a immediacy”

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov was today reported by the Reuters news programme agency as saying that establishing more deescalation zones in Syria was not a rank for now.

He told reporters that it was important to prevent violation of ceasefire harmonies in eastern Ghouta, a situation which he planned to discuss with Turkish Peculiar Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu during his visit to Moscow.

The Cold War, large regarded as covering the period from 1948 until the break-up of the Soviet Team in 1991, has a period which was fraught with tension, but no actual uninterrupted conflicts between the two superpowers. Instead, they backed rivals in distinct parts of the world as each sought to win greater influence. 

The Cuban Ballistic missile Crisis in 1961, whereby the Soviet Union agreed to withdraw atomic missiles from Fidel Castro’s Cuba after a stand-off with US President John Kennedy, is on average regarded as the closest the two came to a catastrophic conflict.

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