U.S President Trump warns over planned Idlib attack| Jeremy Spell Blog

The war songs between President Donald
Trump and Syria’s Bashar al-Assad has
intensified with the U.S. number one citizen
warned the Syrian President and his allies in
the region not to attack rebels in the
country’s Idlib province.
Trump warned in a tweet that “hundreds of
thousands” could be killed if the attack is
allowed to go on.
The tweet came shortly after Iran’s foreign
minister said “terrorists must be purged”
from Idlib, the last opposition stronghold in
the country.
Mohammad Javad Zarif’s comments in
Damascus came as Syrian forces and their
allies are preparing for an assault.
“Syria’s territorial integrity should be
safeguarded and all tribes and groups, as
one society, should start the reconstruction
process, and the refugees should return to
their homes,” Zarif said, according to Iran’s
Fars news agency.
Reports say Assad is planning a huge
offensive in Idlib reportedly with three
million live.
Syria has been fighting in a seven-year civil
war, and Russia and Iran have backed
U.N. officials believe an offensive on Idlib
would trigger a wave of displacement that
could uproot an estimated 800,000 people
and discourage refugees from returning
The U.S. and France have warned an Idlib
offensive would trigger a humanitarian
crisis and warned that a chemical attack in
Idlib would prompt a western retaliation.
“All eyes on the actions of Assad, Russia,
and Iran in Idlib, #NoChemicalWeapons,”
Nikki Haley, the U.S. ambassador to the
United Nations, posted on Twitter.

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