On Wednesday, he confirmed his intention to launch strikes on Syria, tweeting that Russia should "get ready" and brace for the incoming missiles, which would be "nice and new and 'smart.'" Ahead of the USA president's statement, Russian officials vowed to shoot down any incoming projectiles in Syria and target the locations from which they would be launched.
The president made the statement in a tweet Thursday morning.
Donald Trump has issued a stark warning to Russian Federation and Syria to "get ready" for a missile attack on the Assad regime.
Zasypkin's comments came two days after the U.S.S. Donald Cook, a Navy destroyer, left a port in Cyprus, carrying Tomahawk cruise missiles-the same missiles Trump launched into Syria last April after another chemical attack.
Trump warns Russian Federation about shooting down missiles in Syria: 'Get ready'
The Syrian government and Russian Federation say the reports of a poison gas assault on the Syrian town of Douma are bogus. He added: "Our relationship with Russian Federation is worse now than it has ever been, and that includes the Cold War".
Trump appeared to soften his rhetoric in a follow-up tweet Wednesday morning, saying there is "no reason" for the US's worsening relationship with Russian Federation and that "we need all nations to work together". "We need all nations to work together", President Trump Twitted.
Trump canceled a foreign trip in order to manage a crisis that is testing his vow to stand up to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. "Stop the arms race?" he wrote.
Meanwhile, Russia, an ally of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, has called for global inspectors to visit the site of the suspected attack.
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While next moves for the administration's counter response are still under consderation, the president has called off his weekend plans of heading to the Summit of the Americas and instead will be staying in the U.S.to focus on a Syria response.
Western nations are preparing their response to Saturday's attack, which Russian Federation claims was "fake" and denies poison gas was used.
Earlier in the day, Yevgeny Serebrennikov, first deputy chairman of the Russian upper house's Defense Committee, has warned that Russia will respond immediately if its servicemen in Syria get hit by potential USA strikes.
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She said the U.S.is deeply concerned about the state of North Korean citizens' well-being. The working-level talks began on Saturday morning at a facility on the North side.